REMARKABLE TRIALS AND INTERESTING MEMOIRS, OF THE MOST NOTED CRIMINALS, WHO HAVE BEEN CONVICTED AT THE ASSIZES, THE KING'S-BENCH BAR, GUILDHALL, &c. FOR HIGH-TREASON, MURDER, CONSPIRACY, RAPE, HIGHWAY [ROBBERY], FELONY, BURGLARY, IMPOSITION, AND OTHER ATROCIOUS CRIMES, VILLAINIES, AND MISDEMEANOURS. FROM THE YEAR 1740, TO 1764. WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THEIR MOST MEMORABLE EXPLOITS, ADVENTURES, CONFESSIONS, AND DYING-BEHAVIOUR. In Two Volumes. London: Printed for W. Nicoll, at the Paper-Mill, in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1765. 12mo, two volumes, pp. [1-2] [i-iii] iv-x [xi-xiv]  2-336; [i-viii]  2-358, full calf, all panels ruled in gold, edges speckled red. First edition. Highway robbery, piracy on the Thames, murder, rape, a midwife tried for "not doing his duty," and more. Female miscreants are well represented. Many of the cases concern conspiracy, forgery. counterfeiting, and fraud. ESTC T114036. Half titles present, lacks front free endpaper in volume II, a very clean, attractive copy. Scarce in commerce. (#154541).
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