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