LIVES OF THE MOST REMARKABLE CRIMINALS Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other Offences. Collected from Original Papers and Authentic Memoirs, and Published in 1735.

Author: Hayward (Arthur L.) Ed. by:
Year: 1927
Publisher: Routledge.
Edition Details: 1st edn.
Book Condition: Vg.
Price: 18.00
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Hardback. With the exception of minor alterations in punctuation and spellings this book is a complete reprint of three volumes printed and sold by John Osborn, at the Golden Ball, in Paternoster Row, 1735. Includes amongst others : Jonathan Wild, Capt. Avery (a pirate), Joseph Blake (Blueskin), William Burridge (highwayman), Catherine Hayes, Jacques Perrier (French robber), Jack Shepherd, etc., etc. Illus., Appendix and Index. 640pp. 4to. h/back. Also provides a look at the social history and conditions of the poor and underclasses of the time. From the library of true-crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. Blue cloth/gilt titles and picture of a gallows on sp. Browned edges, sunned sp., patchily faded and lightly marked covers. Vg. A heavy book which will require additional postage.

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