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Smith, Alexander, Captain [pseud.],
The History of the Lives of the Most Noted Highway-Men [...] in two volumes. 2nd edition [of vol.1] (London: J. Morphew/ A. Dodd, 1714).

THE| HISTORY| OF THE| LIVES| Of the most Noted| HIGHWAY-MEN,| FOOT-PADS,| HOUSE-BREAKERS,| Shop-lifts and Cheats,| Of both Sexes, in and about London,| and other Places of Great Britain, for| above fifty Years last past.| Wherein their most secret and barbarous Murders,| unparallel'd Robberies, notorious Thefts, and| unheard of Cheats, are expos'd to the Publick.| [rule]| By Capt. ALEXANDER SMITH.| [rule]| In Two Volumes.| [rule]| The Second Edition.| [rule]| LONDON:| Printed for J. Morphew near Stationers-Hall,| and A. Dodd without Temple-Bar. M DCC XIV.


vol 1: titlepage/ p.i-vi preface signed: Alexander Smith./ [16] pp. "Table" alphabetical, names of criminals and their deeds/ p.1-288/ 12.

vol 2: titlepage/ p.i-vi preface signed: Alexander Smith/ [16] pp. "Table" alphabetical, names and crimes; last page in verso: books published by J. Morphew/ p.1-288/ 12.


{L: 615.a.15.(1)}.

Bibliographical Reference

ESTC: t140205.

History of Publication

Cf. first edition of pt. 1 (London: J. Morphew/ A. Dodd, 1714).link