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Wade, John
A Treatise on the Police and Crimes of the Metropolis; Especially Juvenile Delinquency, Female Prostitution, Mendicity, Gaming, Forgery . . Also an Account of the Courts of Justice and Prisons of London; And . . . the Causes of the Increase of Crime &c.
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London, 1829.
Only edition of a work written by one of the foremost early 19th century radicals and reformers, John Wade, grouped in importance with William Cobbett and 'Orator' Hunt, and a great admirer of Bentham, who provided funds to establish Wade's newspaper
Modern green cloth, ex-library, one preliminary leaf loose, else a good usable copy
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$ 650.00
criminal law, Police, women's law, Gambling, Forgery, prisons
Trial of Henry Fauntleroy, for Forgery, Together with His Execution &c. From a London Copy. Not in Cohen
Printed and Published at 121 Water-street, New York, 1825.
First American edition, seemingly unrecorded, of the trial stemming from "the most notorious of many frauds" in early 19th century England, leading to the reforms of the 1826 Banking Act; with Park and Garrow as judges, and Gurney for the defense
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, light staining, else a good, untrimmed copy in original state, 36 pages; no copy in OCLC or other source consulted
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$ 950.00
trials, Forgery, criminal law

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