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book #77037
Paul, George Onesiphprous
An Address Delivered at a General Meeting . . . Convened by the High-Sheriff, For the purpose of receiving a Statement of the Proceedings of the Committee, appointed to carry into execution the Resolutions . . . to rebuild the Gaol and Bridewells [etc.]
Published, by Permission of the Author, Gloucester, 1792.
A rare address by Paul, John Howard's contemporary praised by Walter Scott, who "brought the gaol and houses of correction to the highest pitch of perfection", celebrating the pioneering, newly built structures the result of his decade's long efforts
Early 3/4 morocco over marbled boards, somewhat rubbed, else a very good copy, with the half-title and folding table; no copy in ESTC in North America
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$ 750.00

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