Hone’s Everyday Book (page 1/6)

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[picture: Front Cover, Hone's Everyday Book]

Pictures from The Everyday Book and Table Book, by William Hone, 1826, London.

The illustrations are probably by George Cruikshank.

There is also an entry in the Nuttall Encyclopædia for William Hone and another for George Cruikshank.

The book has been scanned entirely and low-resolution page images of the full book are online hosted by Google.

Title: Hone’s Everyday Book

Author: Hone, William

City: London

Date: 1826

Total items: 38

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Bona Dea - The Earth]

Bona Dea - The Earth

(Frontispiece) [more...] [$]

[picture: Bookplate, R. B. Colvin]

Bookplate, R. B. Colvin

It seems that my copy of this book once belonged to one B. B. Colvin, probably Beale Blackwell Colvin (1809 – 1865), of Monkham’s Hall, Waltham, Essex; he was the high sheriff of Essex in 1848. [more...] [$]

[picture: Awaiting the postman on Saint Valentine's Day]

Awaiting the postman on Saint Valentine’s Day

St. Valentine’s day, the 14th of February (US: February 14) [more...] [$]

[picture: October]

October

A barefoot, bare-legged and bare-chested man sits astride a giant scorpion. He holds aloft a branch from a grapevine.

(page 1346) [$]

[picture: Spring]

Spring

Spring, the book informs us, commences on the 6th of March, and lasts ninety-three days. The woodcut shows a winged infant boy holding flowers. The following verse is printed beneath the engraving: [more...] [$]


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Pictures from The Everyday Book and Table Book, by William Hone, 1826, London.

The illustrations are probably by George Cruikshank.

There is also an entry in the Nuttall Encyclopædia for William Hone and another for George Cruikshank.

The book has been scanned entirely and low-resolution page images of the full book are online hosted by Google.


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