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The Malefactor's Register; Or,The Newgate and Tyburn Calendar, 6 vols. Criminals, Great Britain.
The Malefactor's Register; Or,The Newgate and Tyburn Calendar, 6 vols
The Malefactor's Register; Or,The Newgate and Tyburn Calendar, 6 vols
The Malefactor's Register; Or,The Newgate and Tyburn Calendar, 6 vols
The Malefactor's Register; Or,The Newgate and Tyburn Calendar, 6 vols
The Malefactor's Register; Or,The Newgate and Tyburn Calendar, 6 vols
The Malefactor's Register; Or,The Newgate and Tyburn Calendar, 6 vols
The Malefactor's Register; Or,The Newgate and Tyburn Calendar, 6 vols

The Malefactor's Register; Or,The Newgate and Tyburn Calendar, 6 vols

"A General Display of the Progress and Consequence of Vice," Illustrated with 55 Copperplates [C][Criminals]. [Great Britain]. The Malefactor's Register; Or, The Newgate and Tyburn Calendar. Containing the Authentic Lives, Trials, Accounts of Executions, And Dying Speeches, Of the Most Notorious Violators of the Laws of Their Country; Who have Suffered Death, And Other Exemplary Punishments, In England, Scotland and Ireland, From the Year 1700 to Lady-Day 1779. Together with Numerous Trials in Extraordinary Cases, Where the Parties Have Been Acquitted. This Work Comprehends All the Most Material Passages in the Sessions-Papers for a Long Series of Years, and Complete Narratives of All the Capital Trials for Bigamy, Burglary, Felony, Forgery, Highway-Robbery, High-Treason, Murder, Petit-Treason, Piracy, Rapes, Riots, Street-Robbery, Unnatural Crimes, And Various Other Offences. To Which is Added, A Correct List of All the Capital Convictions at the Old Bailey, &c. Since the Commencement of the Present Century; Which Will be of the Highest Use to Refer to on Many Occasions. The Whole Tending, By a General Display of the Progress and Consequence of Vice, To Impress on the Mind Proper Ideas of the Happiness Resulting from a Life of Strict Honor and Integrity: and to Convince Individuals of the Superior Excellence of Those Laws Framed for the Protection of Their Lives and Properties. Embellished with a Most Elegant and Superb Set of Copper Plates, Engraved in a Spirited Manner, From Original Designs, By Capital Artists. London: Printed, By Authority, For Alexander Hogg, [1779]. Five volumes. 49 copperplates, as issued, and 6 added copperplates, 5 to Volume II and 1 to Volume IV. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5"). Later mottled calf, blind frames to boards, gilt spines with red and black lettering pieces, speckled edges, gilt rules to board edges, gilt inside dentelles. Minor nicks to boards and spines, moderate rubbing to extremities, minor chipping to spine ends, most hinges cracked or starting, small morocco book label of William Armistead Moale Burden II to front pastedown of each volume, moderate toning to interiors. A very handsome set. $3,000. * The Newgate Calendar began as a monthly record of executions issued by the keeper of London's Newgate Prison. The title was eventually appropriated by several publishers, who issue.

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