ID 12199
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First Name Alexander
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Author The history of the lives of the most noted highway-men, foot-pads, house-breakers, shop-lifts and cheats, of both sexes, in and about London, and other Places of Great-Britain, for above fifty years last past. Wherein their most secret and barbarous Murders, unparallel'd Robberies, notorious Thefts, and unheard of Cheats, are expos'd to the Publick. By Capt. Alexander Smith. In two volumes. The Second Edition. 1714
Author The history of the lives of the most noted highway-men, foot-pads, house-breakers, shop-lifts, and cheats, of both sexes, in and about London, and other Places of Great-Britain, for above fifty years last past. Wherein their most secret and barbarous Murders, unparallell'd Robberies, notorious Thefts, and unheard of Cheats, are expos'd to the Publick. By Capt. Alexander Smith. 1714
Author The second volume of The history of the lives of the most notorious high-way men, foot-pads, and other thieves, and murderers, of both sexes, for above fifty years last past; Continu'd from Du Vall, and the German Princess, which compleats the History to the present time. Wherein their Thefts, Cheats, and Murders, committed in Great-Britain, and Ireland, are farther are farther expos'd. By Capt. Alexander Smith. 1714
Author The court of Venus: or The history of cuckolds and cuckold-makers, for 200 years last past. Being a continuation of the history of the most celebrated beauties, and famous jilts in the English Court, to this time. The second edition. By Capt. Smith. 1716
Author A compleat history of the lives and robberies of the most notorious highway-men, foot-pads, shop-lifts, and cheats, of both sexes, in and about London and Westminster, and all Parts of Great Britain, for above an Hundred Years past, continu'd to the present Time. Wherein their most Secret and Barbarous Murders, Unparalell'd Robberies, Notorious Thefts, and Unheard of Cheats, are set in a true Light, and expos'd to publick View, for the common Benefit of Mankind. To, which is prefix'd, the thieves new canting-dictionary, Explaining the most mysterious Words, New Terms, Significant Phrases, and Proper Idioms, used at this present Time by our Modern Thieves. By Capt. Alex. Smith. The fifth edition, (adorn’d with cuts) with the Addition of near Two Hundred Robberies lately committed. In Two Volumes. 1719
Author The third volume of the compleat history of the lives, robberies, piracies, and murders committed by the most notorious rogues, &c. From the Time of Edward the Confessor. With the Famous Sermon Preach'd by Bernard Sympson a Monk, to a Gang of High way-men in a Wood near Maidenhead-Thicket. Printed from the Original M. S. out of the Bodleian Library in Oxford. Together with The Continuation of the wicked Lives of highway-men, murderers, foot-pads, house-breakers, shoplipts, water-pads, kid-lays, hook-pole-lays, molly-lays, bumming-lays, and the surprizing Adventures of several famous pirates, down to the present Time. With the Thieves grammar whereby the Art of Thieving, is fully detected. A Key to the Art of Thieving; newly discovered, whereby several secret Mysteries are unlocked, for the good of the Publick. Never before Printed. Written by Capt. Alex. Smith. Adorn'd with cuts. 1720

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