LIVES OF TWELVE BAD MEN : ORIGINAL STUDIES OF EMINENT SCOUNDRELS BY VARIOUS HANDS. Thomas Seccombe, Edited.
LIVES OF TWELVE BAD MEN : ORIGINAL STUDIES OF EMINENT SCOUNDRELS BY VARIOUS HANDS

LIVES OF TWELVE BAD MEN : ORIGINAL STUDIES OF EMINENT SCOUNDRELS BY VARIOUS HANDS

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1894. FIRST U.S. EDITION. Hardcover. Twelve mini-biographies of thieves, con-men, advantage-takers, cheaters, etc. Green cloth covered boards, just short of 9'" x 6.5" x 2". 17 illustrations. 373 pp., including index. Some minor restoration (sprung signatures repaired) by conservator. Accounts include: James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell; Sir Edward Kelley, Necromancer; Matthew Hopkins, Witchfinder; George Jeffreys, Unjust Judge; Titus Oates, Perjurer; Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat; Colonel Francis Charteris, Libertine; Jonathan Wild, Thieftaker; James Maclaine, "The Gentleman" Highwayman; George Robert Fitzgerald, "Fighting Fitzgerald"; Thomas Griffiths Wainewright, Poisoner; and Edward ["Ned"] Kelly, Bushranger. Appendix and Index. Good Plus. Item #74038

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