Perry, Mary Elizabeth CRIME AND SOCIETY IN EARLY MODERN SEVILLE
Hanover, New Hampshire and London, England: University Press of New England, (1980). 0874511771 / 9780874511772 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Red remainder stripe to lower page edges at spine, else about near fine, in plum cloth with gilt spine stamping; in a very good plus, lightly worn and rubbed, mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 298 pages, including index. Illustrated.
Explores the relationship between a criminal subculture--beggars, cripples, vagabonds, prostitutes, petty thieves, travelling players--and "respectable" society in a city that rose and later declined in importance with the Hapsburg's Spanish empire.