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Books, Maps & Ephemera(#175BK) 04/12/2019 10:30 AM GMT Closed

Lot 56 of 217: Walker, Capt. Charles Authentick Memoirs of the Life Intrigues and Adventures of the Celebrated Sally Salisbury. London: Printed in the Year, 1723. 8vo, cloth-backed marbled boards; port. frontis. The life and times of a notorious prostitute, dearly loved by her influential patrons. She ended her days of 'brain fever' (almost certainly syphilis) in Newgate after stabbing John Finch (a politician and son of the Earl of Nottingham).

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Sold For:£750
Estimate: £80 - £100

Books, Maps & Ephemera(#175BK)  04/12/2019 10:30 AM GMT  Closed