History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild by: Fielding, Henry
Hardcover. New York, Limited Editions Club, limited, 1943, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 231 pages. # 188 in limited edition SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR series. Patterned boards, blue cloth spine, in black slipcase. Illustrated in color by T. M. Cleland. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down, sticker on back paste-down. Laid in letter from Limited Editions Club. The story of Jonathan Wild, a London criminal who organized a gang of robbers and pickpockets, collected their booty and returned it to the owners for a reward. He was hanged at Tyburn at 1725.