The life, history and tryal of Harry Smythee, Esq.

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  • Author: Clark, Jeremiah, active 1741.
  • Title: The life, history and tryal of Harry Smythee, Esq. : who was try’d at the Lent Assizes held for the county of Dorset, 1741; and convicted for the murder of his sweet-heart Jane Mew, that was with child by him; whom he had deluded under the pretences of courtship, and promises of marriage. Containing, I. How he was entertain’d at her father’s house … VII. His tryal … IX. His last dying speech … XII. With the reverend Mr. Clark’s remarks on the whole. … This book is recommended by the Rev. Jeremiah Clark, D.D. to the perusal of young people, and more particularly the fair sex …
  • Publication: London: : Printed by H. Goreham in Fleet-Street; and sold by T. Cooper in Paternoster-Row, [1741?]

Catalog Record

523 Sm64 741

Acquired December 2019


Twenty-six beautiful folio prints…

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Printed on only one side with engraving above and letterpress text below.
Various printmakers and artists. Plates signed: T. Atkins, I, Basire, W. Jett, T. Bowles, Jos. Nicholls, Parr, W. Pritchard, and Toms.

  • Title: Twenty six beautiful folio prints, design’d by able masters, and curiously engrav’d : representing the most remarkable transactions of twenty six celebrated malefactors, either highwaymen, pyrates, murderers, shop-lifters, street-robbers, or pick-pockets. Together with an entertaining account, under each print, of the life and fortune of its particular hero or heroine, more especially of the action therein represented.
  • Published: London : Sold by J. Janeway, printer, in White-Friars; and Tho. Bakewell, printseller, in Fleet-Street; and by most booksellers in the country, MDCCXXXVI [1736]

Catalog record

Folio 724 736T

Acquired December 2012