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Fairburn's edition of the life, amours, and wonderful adventures of that notorious pickpocket, George Barrington, giving a full account of his trial, and conviction, with many curious anecdotes of this notorious character
Bib ID 3409522
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Fairburn, John
 
Online Versions
Description London : J. Fairburn, [1829] 
24 pages, [1] leaf of plates : [1] folded colour illustrations ; 19 cm. 
Summary

Chapbook account of Barrington but misdated by Ferguson as [1804]. The advertisement on the back wrapper states "Fairburn's wonderful songster for 1829".

Notes

"Embellished with a coloured frontispiece" -- t.p.

Library's copy acquired at the Davidson Collection auction, 7 March 2005.

SR 364.162092 B276F copy also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-490737667

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 384.

Subjects Barrington, George, 1755-1804.  |  Convicts -- New South Wales -- Biography.  |  London (England) -- Social life and customs.
Other authors/contributors Davidson, Rodney Disney, 1933- former owner
Also Titled

Life of George Barrington

Life, amours, and wonderful adventures of that most notorious pickpocket George Barrington

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