A History of Parliamentary Elections and Electioneering in the Old Days: Showing the State of Political Parties and Party Warfare at the Hustings and in the House of Commons from the Stuarts to Queen Victoria ; Illustrated from the Original Political Squibs, Lampoons, Pictorial Satires, and Popular Caricatures of the Time
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