November 5, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Macon, GA, USALive Auction
Lot 86: [Crimes, Executions] Malefactor's Bloody Register(47 views)
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Description: Jackson, William. THE NEW AND COMPLETE NEWGATE CALENDAR; OR MALEFACTOR'S BLOODY REGISTER. CONTAINING ACCOUNTS OF TRIALS, EXECUTIONS AND LAST DYING SPEECHES, CONFESSIONS . London: for the proprietors by Alex Hogg, n.d. [ads dated 1805]. 8vo. 6 vol. set. in 8vo. Numerous plates throughout, none collated though appearing complete, as-is. Early diced calf with spine decorated and labeled in gilt. Numerous chips and scuffs, all boards detached and one board lacking. Contents with some scattered foxing and minor stains, ads and titlrd shaved with slight loss, but contents quite good overall. ********************************* A rather interesting collection containing various accounts of villainy and the consequences thereof. Illustrated with numerous plates depicting executions, torture, robberies, and related subjects.