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    Remarkable Trials and Interesting Memoirs of the Most Noted Criminals, Who Have Been Convicted at the Assizes, the King's-Bench Bar, Guildhall, &c. From the Library of Glenn Ford. For High-Treason, Highway Murder, Felony, Conspiracy, Burglary, Rape, 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. London: W. Nicoll, 1765.

    First edition presumed. Two small octavo editions (complete). x, 336; 358 pages.

    Full gilt calf with leather labels. Leather worn, rubbed and scarred; spine ends chipped. Armorial bookplate of Thomas James, 7th Viscount Bulkeley (1752-1822) to front pastedowns. Good condition. From the library of American film actor Glenn Ford, with his armorial bookplate.


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