A True State of the case of Bosavern Penlez, who suffered on account of the late riot in the Strand...

London: Millar, 1749. hardcover. 54pp., tall slim 8vo, handsomely rebound in full red morocco. London: A. Millar, 1749. First Edition.

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.

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