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Book Description

FISHSTALL GAZETTE AND ’CHANGE CORNER CHRONICLE (Right of Translation and Reproduction reserved, no cribbing for posters allowd.) July 8th 1865. Size 4to, 28 x 23cm. Very Good condition for such a fragile publication, just light wear and some foxing. (See photos). Amusing illustrations to front. Very Scarce Nottingham Political Ephemera.
Dealer Notes
One of the last Elections under the old hustings arrangement, notable for major rioting in Nottingham.
“On 26th June 1865 Thousands of persons congregated in The Great Market Place, and the “lambs’’ armed themselves with bludgeons broken from the hustings. The police for some hours did not make their appearance, and the mob had it entirely their own way”
Author Allsop, Edward
Date 1865
Binding Unbound
Publisher Edward Allsop, Lower Parliament Street, Nottingham
Illustrator -
Condition Very good
Pages 4

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