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Dick Turpin the myth of the English highwayman by Sharpe, J. A.

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Published by Profile Books in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739.,
  • Brigands and robbers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Crime -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Brigands and robbers in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [218]-243) and index.

Other titlesMyth of the English highwayman
StatementJames Sharpe.
LC ClassificationsHV6248.T85 S5 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 258 p. :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3369529M
ISBN 101861972989
LC Control Number2004444781

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