Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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- Howard, John
- An Account of the Principal Lazarettos in Europe; With Various Papers Relative to the Plague: Together with Further Observations on Some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals; and Additional Remarks on the Present State of Those in Great Britain and Ireland. Quarto
- Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [& three others], London, 1789.
- First edition of one of Howard's two major works, "the first survey . . . which had ever appeared", supplemented by Howard's further observations on prisons, providing the empirical bases for the first modern reforms of both prisons and hospitals
- Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, the original spine (worn) laid down, the front hinge cracked and the title a bit loose; a good copy with the plates
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- $ 650.00
- prisons, criminal law, legal reform
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