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Cover Image: "A Chancery-Lane Noddle"
From A Political Lecture on Heads by the Black Dwarf. 3rd ed. J. Johnston, Cheapside, 1820.
Table of Contents, Top Center: "Juglator Regis"
From The Political Showman--At Home! Exhibiting His Cabinet of Curiosities and Creatures--All Alive, by the Author of the Political House that Jack Built. 3rd ed. Printed for William Hone, Ludgate Hill, 1821.
Table of Contents, Bottom Left: "Magna Charta"
From The Political House That Jack Built. 10th ed. Printed by and for William Hone, Ludgate Hill, 1819.
Table of Contents, Bottom Right: "Lawyer"
"This is the Lawyer, who bribes defying, banish'd the perjured," from The Political Queen that Jack Loves. Roach & Co., 1820.