The Newgate Calendar; Containing Interesting Memoirs Of the Most Notorious Characters
London: J. Robins & Company, 1824. Hardcover. Fine. Co-authored with William Baldwin. Four volumes, bound in half crimson morocco and cloth. Spine, lettered and bordered in gilt. Marbled endpapers and top edge gilt. One engraved frontis per volume. Numerous in-text engravings. Bindings signed by Hatchards. Volume I is dated 1824; Volumes II and III are dated 1825, and Volume IV is dated 1826. The fourth volume also contains a post-script summarizing the events recorded within the entire time covered by this history. A fine set of this very popular criminal history.
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