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Text is continuous despite the breaks in pagination. P.296 misnumbered 295. Partly selected from Captain Charles Johnson's 'A general history of the lives and adventures of the most famous highwaymen'.
London : printed for J. Warcus's, and H. Serjeant, 1758. ,336,339-378,389-418p.,plates ; 8°
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