Lot 285An important reference on crime and punishment in...

Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm

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An important reference on crime and punishment in the early 19th c – The Newgate calendar comprising interesting memoirs of the most notorious characters who have been convicted of outrages on the laws of England since the commencement of the eighteenth century with occasional anecdotes and observations, speeches, confessions, and the last exclamations of sufferers…by Andrew Knapp and William Baldwin, London, J Robins & Co 1825. Four volumes, 8vo, text in double column, numerous woodcuts throughout later half polished tan calf over marbled boards, red morocco labels on spines, sprinkled edges minor scuffing very good and sound.

Guide Price: £200.00 - £300.00

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