King Bertie, A.D. 1900

TitleKing Bertie, A.D. 1900
Year for Search1883
Authors[Beeton], [Samuel Orchart](1831-77), [Emerson], [George Rose], and [Doughty], [Mr.]
Tertiary AuthorsAglen A. Dowty [pseud.]
Pagination91 pp. but with a page of advertising and/or illustrations between every page of text
Date Published1883
PublisherThe Crown Pub Co.
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Satire on British politics set slightly in the future plus a catalog of reforms that brings Britain from penury to wealth and peace. Introduction of paper currency. Channel tunnel. Constitutional reform with a limited monarchy. Nationalization and reclamation of the land allows Britain and Ireland to feed themselves. Immigration ends. Land given to people who will settle on it and use it. The Catholic Church gives up temporal power. Home rule for Ireland. Poem of thirty-four cantos.

Info Notes

The authors are from the NSW cataloging, which gives the date as 187?; the 1883 date is from The English Catalogue. In other collaborations with Beeton, Doughty is identified either as simply Mr. Doughty or as Aglen A. Dowty.

Illustration

Illus.

Pseudonym

Aglen A. Dowty [pseud. of Doughty]

Holding Institutions

NSW

Author Note

Beeton (1831-77)

Full Text

1883 [Beeton, Samuel Orchart (1831-77); George Rose Emerson; and Doughty]. King Bertie, A. D. 1900. Illus. London: The Crown Pub Co. 91 pp. but with a page of advertising and/or illustrations between every page of text. The authors are from the NSW cataloging, which gives the date as 187?; the 1883 date is from The English Catalogue. In other collaborations with Beeton, Doughty is identified either as simply Mr. Doughty or as Aglen A. Dowty. NSW

Satire on British politics set slightly in the future plus a catalog of reforms that brings Britain from penury to wealth and peace. Introduction of paper currency. Channel tunnel. Constitutional reform with a limited monarchy. Nationalization and reclamation of the land allows Britain and Ireland to feed themselves. Immigration ends. Land given to people who will settle on it and use it. The Catholic Church gives up temporal power. Home rule for Ireland. Poem of thirty-four cantos.