The new cheats of London exposed; or the frauds and tricks of the town laid open to both sexes Being a guard against the iniquitous practices of the 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 and bullies duffers fortune tellers gamblers gossips hangers-on jilts intelligencers Jew defaulters insolvents kidnappers lottery office keepers mock auctioneers money droppers ring droppers pimps pretended friends procurers procuresses quacks receivers of stolen goods setters spungers sharpers swindlers smugglers shop lifters street robbers trappers way-layers waggon hunters whores, &c. &c. Interspersed with useful reflections and admonitions, salutary hints and observations, whereby rogues cheats are not only exposed, but may be avoided, by the instructions 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 villanies of those vile and abandoned wretches, who live by villany and fraud

Main Author: King, Richard
Format: eBook
Published: [Manchester?] Printed for J. Sadler, J. Eves, and M. Clements 1799, [1799?]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Abridged and altered from Richard King's 'The frauds of London detected'. - English Short Title Catalog, T224596. - Price on title page: Price Only Sixpence. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - Turned chain lines
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (48p) 8°