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Author:      Howard, John
Title:       The State of the Prisons in England and Wales, With Preliminary
             Observations, and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons and
             Hospitals. Third Edition [with] An Account of the Principal
             Lazarettos in Europe [with] The Appendix. Baumgartner 3, 21, and
             28. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [etc.], Warrington
             and London, 1784-91.
Description: Presentation copies of both of Howard's major works, displaying
             the enormous empirical data amassed by him, to provide the bases
             for the first modern reforms of both prisons and hospitals; with
             the rare first issue of the appendix to the 'Lazarettos'
Condition:   Contemporary diced panelled calf, rebacked, marbled endpapers and
             pastedowns, very good copies; with the forty-five plates, many
             elaborately folding
Book No.:     W-76702                Price: $    1750.00
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