Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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- A Full and Genuine History of the Inhuman and Unparalleled Murders of Mr. William Galley, a Custom-House Officer, and Mr. Daniel Chater, a Shoemaker, by Fourteen Notorious Smugglers [with accounts of the trials of other smugglers] [etc.]. The Sixth Edition
- Printed and Sold by William Mason, Chichester, 1822?.
- A rare later account of two murders involving seemingly unmatched drunken cruelty, torture, and even sadistic sexual torment, resulting in a trial "of crucial importance in the history of smuggling"; two copies in COPAC, three in OCLC
- 1/4 morocco, rubbed, a bit of foxing, with the seven plates (some margins trimmed, images unaffected); with a dated ownership signature of Dec 23 1822
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- $ 350.00
- trials, criminal law, 18TH CENTURY
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