London: Printed for William Owen, in Fleet-Street; and Joseph Gurney, at No. 39, in Bread-Street, 1768. 74 pp. Folio. Later cloth over paper covered boards, new endpapers. First edition. A good copy, boards scuffed, first and last leaves professionally repaired, reinforced, and remounted, one leaf with repaired tear mostly to margin, a number of leaves restored at the bottom margins, some marginal damp stain, fore edges with minor chips, text not affected. ESTC N13769. Item #37988
Frederick Calvert, 6th Baron Baltimore, 4th Proprietor of Maryland (1731-1771) was an English nobleman who led a scandalous lifestyle. Though acquitted in this trial for the abduction and rape of Sarah Woodcock, he left England and never returned, dying in Naples at the age of 39.