A True State of the case of Bosavern Penlez, who suffered on account of the late riot in the Strand...
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1749
Description: 54pp., tall slim 8vo, handsomely rebound in full red morocco. London: A. Millar, 1749. First Edition.
Comments: Penlez was a British sailor who ran afoul of the Riot Act and was sentenced to death for both rioting and stealing a bundle of linen. Fielding supported a harsh application of the law.Binding: hardcover
Book ID: 137433