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

Judges, A. V. (ed.)

Published by George Routledge & Sons, London, 1930
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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xliv, 543 pages + frontispiece + plates. Blue cloth boards with gilt illustration on spine. Page dimensions: 247 x 185mm. A compilation of 18 tracts from 1535 to 1626, some fairly well known, others less so. Includes "The Highway to the Spital-house" by Robert Copland; "The Fraternity of Vagabonds" by John Awdeley; "A Notable Discovery of Cozenage" and the second and third parts of "Cony-Catching" by Robert Greene; "The Black Dog of Newgate" by Luke Hutton; "The Testament of Laurence Lucifer" by Thomas Middleton; "The Bellman of London" and "Lantern and Candlelight" by Thomas Dekker; "The Song of a Constable" by James Gyffon. Ex-libris bookplate of A L Chappell on front endpaper. Long newspaper review of this title from 1930 pasted to rear endpaper. ; 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 10574

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Title: The Elizabethan Underworld: A Collection of ...

Publisher: George Routledge & Sons, London

Publication Date: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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