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Smith, Alexander, Captain [pseud.],
The History of the Most Noted Highway-Men, vol. 2 (London: J. Morphew/ A. Dodd, 1714).

THE| Second Volume| OF THE| HISTORY| OF THE| LIVES| Of the most Notorious| High-way-Men,| FOOT-PADS,| And Other| THIEVES,| AND| Murderers,| Of both Sexes, for above fifty Years| last past; Continu'd from Du Vall,| and the German Princess, which com-|pleats the History to the present time.| Wherein their Thefts, Cheats, and Murders,| committed in GREAT-BRITAIN, and| IRELAND, are farther expos'd.| [rule]| By Capt. ALEXANDER SMITH.| [rule]| LONDON,| Printed for J. Morphew near Stationers-Hall,| and A. Dodd, without Temple-Bar. 1714.

Description

titlepage/ p.i-vi preface signed: Alexander Smith/ [16] pp. "Table" alphabetical, names and crimes; last page in verso: books published by J. Morphew/ p.1-288/ 12.

Shelf-markslink

{L: 615.a.15.(2)}.

Bibliographical Reference

ESTC: t140206.

History of Publication

Cf. 1st edition of pt. 1 (1714)link

Self-classification

Titel, preface: "History" im Sg., though several lives are reported within.

Remarks

Preface making it obvious that Smith does not exist. The biographies follow the pattern of pt.1, maybe the protagonists are less witty. Cf. p.23-48, "The German Princess" (German edition p.332-61) refelcting the effects of novels and romances.

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