The Life and Adventures of Seth Wyman, embodying the Principal Events of a Life Spent in Robbert, Theft, Gambling, Passing Counterfeit Money, &c. &c. Written by Himself.

Manchester, N.H: J.H. Cate, Printer, 1843.

Price: $1,250.00

About the item

First edition. iv, 310pp. 8vo. Contemporary brown cloth. Heavily worn, lacks lettering piece on spine. Foxing throughout, signature S sprung with several leaves chipped and torn. Howes W724; AI 43-4413.

Item #321086

"A worthy successor to two earlier New England practitioners of roguery, Stephen Burroughs and Henry Tufts" (Howes). "Wyman was an audacious and incorrigible thief and swindler, but his prominence was more literary than criminal" (DNB).