London: T. Fisher Unwin. . Third edition. Hardcover. Third edition. Octavo, original dark brown cloth blocked in red and green. 373 pp +  pp. publisher's ads. Index. Illustrated with portraits. Spine a trifle faded. a sound, clean copy; very good. ¶. Very Good. Item #4014
¶ As the title indicates, a collection of 12 biographies of scoundrels, scalliwags and low-lifes throughout history, including James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell (1536-1578); Sir Edward Kelley, Necromancer (1555-1595); Matthew Hopkins, Witchfinder (d.1647); George Jeffreys, Unjust Judge (1648-1689); Titus Oates, Perjurer (1649-1705); Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat (1667-1747); Colonel Francis Charteris, Libertine (1675-1732); Jonathan Wild, Thieftaker (1682-1725); James Maclaine, The Gentleman Highwayman (1724-1750); George Robert Fitzgerald "Fighting Fitzgerald" (1748-1786); Thomas Griffiths Wainewright, Poisoner (1794-1852); & Edward Kelly, Bushranger (1855-1880).