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The Proceedings at the Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, for the City of London and County of Middlesex . . . Being the First Sessions in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable Sir Richard Brocas [etc.]. Numbers I-VIII [complete]. Quarto
The complete Old Bailey sessions for the year, disclosing as no other source does the operation of London's most famous criminal court, over 375 cases heard, with the sentences imposed--death (55) and (the majority) transportation (257), inter alia. Modern calf-backed marbled boards, quite fresh and with ample margins, with ownership signatures of [Lord] Somerville; two complete copies in ESTC. Printed for T. Payne, at the Crown in Ivy-Lane [etc.], London, 1730-31.
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc. [U.S.A.]
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