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George Cruikshank & William Hone’s Interesting History of the Memorable Blood Conspiracy 1816

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William Hone’s Interesting History of the Memorable Blood Conspiracy, Carried on by S. MacDaniel, J. Berry, J. Egan, and J. Salmon, Thief-Takers, and Their Trials and Sentences, in 1756. Cohn 399. Portrait of MacDaniel by Cruikshank.

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[Cruikshank, George] Hone’s Interesting History of the Memorable Blood Conspiracy, Carried on by S. MacDaniel, J. Berry, J. Egan, and J. Salmon, Thief-Takers, and Their Trials and Sentences, in 1756. For Procuring Two Boys to Commit a Robbery, in Order to Get the Reward for Their Conviction, and Detaining an Innocent Lad to Be Executed, Having Sworn Away the Lives of Seventy Poor Creatures, and Received £1,750 from the Treasury for Their Blood-Money; also the Reasons for Which They Were Suffered to Escape the Gallows, and Illustrative Legal and Critical Notes and Observations Applicable to Present Circumstances. With a Portrait of MacDaniel, after He Was Pilloried. London: Printed for William Hone, 55, Fleet Street, 1816. 20.5 cm Copperplate frontispiece of MacDaniel, “Geo. Cruikshank, fecit.” 32 pages. J. Adlard, 32 Bartholomew-Close named on last page. Stitched and wrapped in green publisher’s wrapper. Cohn 399. Very good.


George Cruikshank Hone’s Interesting History of the Memorable Blood Conspiracy 1816George Cruikshank Hone’s Interesting History of the Memorable Blood Conspiracy 1816