The Criminal Recorder, or, An Awful Beacon To the Rising Generation of Both Sexes, Erected by the Arm of Justice to Persuade them from the Dreadful Miseries of Guilt.
Robert Desilver, ( 1824), Philadelphia
18 cm. vi, 280 pp. Six b/w engraved plates.
Pirates John Gow, Baker Brous and Peterson, and Edward Jordan and wife Margaret are featured here, along with 25 other highwaymen, pickpockets, sharpers, and murderers, assembled for us by an anonymous “Friend of Man.” Bound in full calf with spine label. Front board detached but present. Wear to backstrip.