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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 and Hospitals. The Third Edition. Baumgartner 3 [calling for 22 plates, all of which are present here, many folding]. Quarto
- Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [etc.], Warrington, 1784.
- Howard's masterwork, displaying the enormous empirical data upon the treatment of prisoners amassed by him just as the major reforms of English criminal law began, this edition completely revised and much expanded following Howard's journeys in 1780
- Contemporary tree calf, rebacked, minor staining to the free endpapers, occasional foxing, else clean and wide-margined; without the half-title
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- $ 700.00
- criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure
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