THE CANTING CREW: LONDON'S CRIMINAL UNDERWORLD 1550-1700
Published by Rutgers University Press. 1st. 1984
Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. A volume in the Crime, Law and Deviance series. Reconstructing the criminal underworld in Elizabethan and Stuart London - an underworld of thieves, pickpockets, confidence cheats, prostitutes, and fences. Analyzing the organizational features of crime. Blue cloth boards, black title to spine.
Grubby mark to front pastedown. Date stamped to rear endpaper. Text block a little grubby. Price-cut blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and worn with a few closed tears and small chips, grubby to rear panel.
Stock no. 1820768