The Procession to Tyburn:; Crime and Punishment in the Eighteenth Century. Criminology, William McAdoo.

The Procession to Tyburn:; Crime and Punishment in the Eighteenth Century

New York: Boni and Liveright, 1927. First edition. 8vo, 306pp; black cloth. Tips bumped, otherwise fine and fresh, nearly as new in dust jacket. Item #205647

McAdoo, chief magistrate of the City of New York, compiled this volume from original sources documenting several "notorious public characters, murderers, traitors, pirates, mutineers, incendiaries, defrauders, rioters, forgers, highwaymen, footpads, pickpockets, swindlers, receivers, and extortioners," as given in The Criminal Recorder of 1804. Tyburn was the infamous site of London's gallows. An exceptionally nice copy of a scarce book.

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