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First published during the 18th century, this text is amongst the earliest examples of lurid crime writing, featuring a cast of full-blooded villains, from the cannibal family of Sawney Beane to the Reverend Dr Dodd, chaplain to the King and a major fraudster.
Paperback, 448 pages
Published August 1st 1991 by Cardinal (first published 1962)
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This shit is nuts.

I actually have a different edition that Goodreads didn't list. It's a 1962 edition with an excellent introduction by Sandra Lee Kerman.
Full title to give you the idea: The Newgate Calendar or Malefactors' Bloody Register containing: Genuine and Circumstantial Narrative of the lives and transactions, various exploits and Dying Speeches of the Most Notorious Criminals of both sexes who suffered Death Punishment in Gt. Britain and Ireland for High Treason, Petty Treason, Murder,
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