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Book Description

“Whom the cap fits let him wear it” THE POLITICAL PEEP-SHOW; OR THE NOTTINGHAM ELECTION IN 1865. Friday, June 30th, 1865. Size 4to, 28 x 22cm. Very Good condition for such a fragile publication, just light wear and light foxing, (see photos). Amusing illustration 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 Nottingham Men
Date 1865
Binding Unbound
Publisher Printed by Nottingham Men, for the use of Nottingham Men and the benefit of the good old Town.
Illustrator -
Condition Very Good
Pages 4

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