MEMOIRS OF GEORGE EDWARDS, Alias Wards, the Acknowledged Spy, and Principal Instigator in the Cato-Street Plot, From his early Life to the present Time.
by Aylmer, Edward
London: J. Tallis, 1820. 168 pages of text. Three quarter maroon leather binding (circa 1920) with rubbing to the extremities and minor fading to the spine and top edge. Illustrated with a double frontis, both of which are lightly foxed.The title page has a scuff which affects one word of the title. The title continues "...In which the various machinations of this desperate Character to entrap the unwary and inoffensive, are impartially detailed, and made public through the praiseworthy exertions of Alderman Wood, M.P. in his humane endeavours to bring this Miscreant to justice. To which is added, An Account of the Lives and Trials of the Five deluded Men, who were Beheaded on Monday, May1, 1." The newer endpapers have minor discoloration from old tape adhesive. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Octavo (8vo).
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