The life of Dick Turpin.
|Related Names:||Rhodes family , former owner.|
Devonport : S. & J. Keys, [between 1840 and 1845]
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Brigands and robbers > Great Britain > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Chapbooks > England > Devonport > 19th century
Includes 5 woodcuts.
First sentence: "Richard Turpin was born in Essex, where his father kept the Bell Inn, and, after having been the usual time at school, he was bound apprentice to a butcher, in Whitechapel; but he did not serve out his time, his master discharging him from his house, for his brutality, and the impropriety of his conduct generally."
Poem entitled "On Black Bess, Turpin's favorite mare" on rear wrapper.
Undated. Date range from traditing dates of Samuel and John Keys, cf. The British Book Trade Index WWW site.
Copy in Rare Books and Special Collections, Main Collection: Tudor-Hart bequest.
8 p. :
18 x 11 cm.
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