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The Lives and Exploits of the most celebrated Robbers and Banditti, of all Countries. With many engravings

The Lives and Exploits of the most celebrated Robbers and Banditti, of all Countries. With many engravings

Condition: Good


Philadelphia: Geo. G. Evans, 1860. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. pp. [1-4], 9-284, 1-22. Illustrated with a color lithographic frontispiece plate of Robin Hood, wood-engraved plates, and full-page wood-engravings. With a 22 page publisher's catalog at the back. Bound in publisher's dark blue decorative cloth (embossed), gilt spine. A worn copy with a child's drawing outlining Robin Hood on the blank recto of the frontispiece plate (which is neatly detached), else good, featuring a fine frontispiece plate by Thomas S. Sinclair & Co. This copy is dated 1860 from the ads at the back.
  • Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 210908
  • Title: The Lives and Exploits of the most celebrated Robbers and Banditti, of all Countries. With many engravings
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Geo. G. Evans
  • Place: Philadelphia
  • Date published: 1860
  • Bookseller catalogs: True Crime;


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