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CELEBRATED TRIALS AND REMARKABLE CASES OF CRIMINAL JURISPRUDENCE, From The Earliest Records To The Year 1825 [Six Volume Set]

By: Borrow, George H.

Price: $1,249.94

Publisher: London, Knight And Lacey: 1825

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39173

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and tight in lovely 19th century bindings of tan calf over marbled boards with leather title labels at spines in red and green with gilt lettering; raised bands and extensive gilt decoration at spines with armorial bookplate with coat of arms of John Croft Deverell to paste downs. Quite scarce as a complete set, particularly in this condition. George H. Borrow's first published work. Illustrations include portraits, courtroom scenes and a plan of a murder scene. Contents include accounts of many notable trials at Newgate between the years 1806 and 1825; charges include murder, fortune... View more info

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THE BIBLE IN SPAIN, Or, The Journeys, Adventures & Imprisonments of an Englishman in An Attempt to Circulate the Scriptures

By: Borrow, George

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, James M. Campbell & Co: 1843

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39067

Condition: Very Good+


232 pages; Clean and tight in original brown cloth binding, some light spotting to the cloth over the front board, corners a bit turned in. A Very Nice example of this book, quite scarce in the First Edition. OCLC: 5039555 Borrow's vivid narrative of his travels through Portugal & Spain encompassing his 5 years service (1835-40) as an agent of the British & Foreign Bible Society, distributing a Protestant New Testament in a predominantly Catholic country. The book describes adventures in remote regions, encounters with gypsies & bandits & frequent confrontations with authority. The book was a... View more info