London: Chapman and Hall, 1908. Hardy, Paul. Hardcover. Foxing to endpapers. Moderate scuffing and wear to both volumes. Sunning to spines, a few nudged corners. Pages untrimmed. Binding cloth is torn and frayed. Vol. II spine cloth is torn, showing an illustrated spine underneath with the letters TLL and painting of a young man from that era. Bumped lower corner worn through to cardboard on Vol. I. Brown lettering on spine and fronts of illustrated brown cloth - covered boards. 51 illustrations including frontispieces. 397 / 396 with index. GOOD. Item #74335
These are the stories of the highwaymen who robbed and murdered the travellers of a bygone age -- who preyed upon the weary souls who sought rest in the old inns of England. Stories now told for the first time since Captain Alexander Smith and Captain Charles Johnson collated the numerous chap-books and "last dying speeches and confessions" of those and earlier ages.