The new cheats of London exposed; or, the frauds and tricks of the town laid open to both sexes [electronic resource] : Being a warning-piece against the inquitous practices of that metropolis. Containing a new and clear Discovery of all the various Cheats, Frauds, Villainies, Artifices, Tricks, Seductions, Stratagems, Impositions and Deceptions, which are daily practised in London, by Bawds Bullies Duffers Fortune Tellers Footpads Gamblers Gossips Hangers-on Highwaymen House-Breakers J[o]lts Intelligencers Jew Delauiters Insolvents Kidnappers Lottery-Office-Keepers Mock Auctioners Money Droppers Ring Droppers Pimps Pretended Friends Procurers Pr[o]scuresses Pickpockets Quacks Receivers of stolen Goods Spungers Sharpers Swindlers Smugglers Shop-Lifters Street-Robbers Trappers way-layers Waggon-Hunters Whores, &c. &c. &c. Interspersed With Useful Reflections and Admonitions, salutary Hints and Observations, whereby Rogues and Cheats are not only exposed, but may be avoided, by the Instructions herein contained. The whole laid down in so plain and easy a Manner, as to enable the most innocent Country People to be completely on their Guard how to avoid the base Villainies of those vile and abandoned Wretches, who live by Robbery, and deceiving the Young and Innocent of both Sexes. Written from experience and observation, by Richard King, Esq. Author of The New London Spy, also published by Mr. Hogg. Embellished with emblematical copper-plates, entirely new. .
- Standardized Title:
- Frauds of London detected
- London : printed for Alex. Hogg, at the King's Arms, No. 16, Pater-Noster-Row, [1780?]
- Eighteenth century collections online. Part 1.
108p.,plates ; 12⁰.
- Criminals -- Great Britain.
- Place of Publication:
- England London.
- System Details:
- Mode of access: World Wide Web.
- Originally published as 'The frauds of London detected'.
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Price from imprint: price only One Shilling.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from British Library.
- Cited in:
- English Short Title Catalog, T119018.
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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