Green’s Dictionary of Slang

The life of Tho. Neaves, the noted Street-Robber, Executed at Tyburn, on Friday the seventh of February, 1728-9. for Shop-Lifting. [...] His private Villanies, publick Vices and Intriegues, with some Sodomitical Professors. The Canting Language in Perfection; and the Art of Sharping, Tricking, Biting and Filching, shew'd, as practis'd with the utmost Dexterity

London 1729