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Title:The Lives of the Most Remarkable Criminals who have been Condemn'd and Executed; Either for the Highway, Street Robberies, Burglaries, Murders or other Capital Offences; From 1720, to the Present Time. Vol. II
Price:GBP£243.50 (about USD$329.90)
Category:History
Item ID:BB08-42713110027
Quantity:1
Publisher:John Applebee; A Bettesworth and C Hitch; J Pemberton; J Isted; E Symons; R Ware, London, 1733
Edition:Early
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No
John Applebee; A Bettesworth and C Hitch; J Pemberton; J Isted; E Symons; R Ware, 1733, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Early

Full Title: The Lives of the Most Remarkable Criminals who have been Condemn'd and Executed; Either for the Highway, Street Robberies, Burglaries, Murders or other Capital Offences; From the Year 1720, to the Present Time: Containing Particularly, The Lives of the Famous Jonathan Wild, Edward Burnworth , alias Frazier; Blewet, Berry, Dickenson, Majoram and Higgs for the Murder of Mr. Ball in St. George's Fields; Catherine Hayes for the Murder of her husband; Forster Snow for the Murder of a Man in his own House in Holborn; Thomas Billings concern'd with Catherine Hayes in the Murder of Mr. Hayes, her Husband, and Thomas Smith a Highwaymay (Highwayman). Vil. II, To which is Prefix'd A Preface, containing a General View of the Laws of England, with respect to Capital Offences. Leather bound volume with front cover detached, loss at both ends of plain banded spine. Internal binding is sound, pages are a little darkened and the frontis has a rubbed and rolled edge. Volume includes a frontis. which appears to show, in a series of images,the murder by Catherine Haynes and others of her husband resulting in the murderers' execution which in her case was by being burnt at the stake. There are woodcut decorations between each "life" and decorated chapter capitals. A Catalogue of Books Printed for Edward Symon is bound at the rear. Index of the lives of the Most remarkable Criminals shows: Austin John, a Foot-pad; Bailey Francis, Highwayman; Burnworth Edward, alias Frazier, Robber, Murderer etc.; Bluewitt William, Robber Murderer etc.; Berry Thomas, Robber, Murderer etc.; Barton, John, Highwayman etc.; Billings Thomas, Murderer; Bourn William, Thief; Blacket Francis, alias Mary, an Highway-Woman; Benson Timothy, Highwayman; Brown Edward, Footpad; Cotterel John, Thief etc.; Claxton John alias Johnson, Thief; Cartwright John, private Thief; Cornwall Joshua, Theif and House-breaker; Dickenson Emanuel, Murderer etc.; Drury Anthony, Highwayman; Darby Widderington, an Account of his Murder; Foster John, House-breaker; Fitzpatrick, alias Green, alias Boswell, a notorious Shop-lifter; Gillingham John, Highwayman etc.; Green Alice, Cheat, private thief and House-breaker; Harpham Robert, Coiner; Hamp John, Foot-pad and Highwayman; Higgs John, Murderer etc.; Hayes Catherine, Murderer etc.; Hollis William, Thief and House-breaker; Holmes, alias Barret, alias Frazier Jane, a Shop-lifter; Haynes Robert, Murderer; Jaen Captain, Murderer; Little John, House breaker and private Thief; Little James, Foot-pad and Highwayman; Marjoram William, Robber and Murderer; Murrel John, Horse-stealer; Martin Jane, Cheat and Thief; Miller William, Highway-man; Price John, House-breaker and private Thief; Perry Thomas, Foot-pad; Reynolds Edward, Thief; Robinson Mary, Shop-lifter; Sperry William, Foot-pad; Snow Foster, Murderer; Scurrier Richard, Shop-lifeter; Swift William, Thief , etc.; Smith Thomas, Highwayman; Stanford Mary, Thief and Pick-pocket; Shrewsbury, alias Smith Joseph, a Robber; Tims Thomas, Foot-pad; Wild Jonathan, Thief-taker; Whalebone, alias Welbone John, a Theif; Wood Thomas, Murderer. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 42713110027. During January 2022 we are offering a 20 percent discount on our usual prices at bookzangle. Prices displayed show the discounted prices. Please browse our catalogue.
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