Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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- Howard, John
- The State of the Prisons in England and Wales, With Preliminary Observations, and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons. Baumgartner 1
- Printed by William Eyres, and Sold by T. Cadell [etc.], Warrington, 1777.
- First edition of Howard's masterwork, bringing to the public's attention as no-one before had ever done the horrific conditions in England's prisons, and so undergirding the major reforms of criminal law and its punishments then just commencing
- Early cloth, gilt, a bit dusty, but a very good untrimmed copy
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- $ 1250.00
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