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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 Humphrey Parsons [etc.]. Numbers I-VIII [complete]. Quarto
The rare, complete Old Bailey sessions for the year [1730-31], disclosing as no other source does the operation of London's most famous criminal court, over 375 cases heard, with the sentences imposed--death; transportation; and acquitted, inter alia. Modern calf-backed marbled boards, quite fresh and with ample margins; one complete copy located in ESTC, none in North America. Printed for T. Payne, in Pater-noster Row, London, 1731.
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.

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