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Author: JUDGES, A. V. ( ARTHUR VALENTINE JUDGES ) . Title: The Elizabethan Underworld: A collection of Tudor and early Stuart tracts and ballads telling of the lives and misdoings of vagabonds, thieves, rogues and cozeners, and giving some account of the operation of the criminal Law.
Description: London : George Routledge & Sons, Ltd, 1930 . 0. First edition in a very good original binding. pp.64/pp.543. 25.3cm x 20.0cm x 4.5cm. Navy blue cloth with gilt titles to spine, just light rubbing to edges. Clean text throughout, no ownership inscriptions or other marks. Well illustrated with 20 full-page plates. VG. A compilation of 18 tracts from 1535 to 1626, including: "The Highway to the Spital-house" by Robert Copland; "A Manifest Detection of dice-play" by Gilbert Walker; "The Fraternity of Vagabonds" by John Awdeley; "A Caveat for Common Cursitors" by Thomas Harman; "A Notable Discovery of Cozenage" and the second and third parts of "Cony-Catching" by Robert Greene; "A Disputation between a He-cony-catcher and a She-cony-catcher" by Robert Greene; "The Black Dog of Newgate" by Luke Hutton; Luke Hutton's lamentation; "The Testament of Laurence Lucifer" by Thomas Middleton; "The Bellman of London" and "Lantern and Candlelight" and O per se O, by Thomas Dekker; Martin Markall, Beadle of Bridewell by Samuel Rid; The Counter's Commonwealth by William Fennor; "The Song of a Constable" by James Gyffon.
Keywords: Judges, Arthur Valentine. The Elizabethan Underworld George Routledge & Sons Crime
Price: GBP 60.00 = appr. US$ 85.68 Seller: Chilton Books
- Book number: 46461
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