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Author:
Fielding, Henry
Title:
Murders. True Examples of the Interposition of Providence, in the Discovery and Punishment of Murder
Publisher:
Sold by S. Hazard . . . J. Marshall . . . R. White [etc.], Bath [and] London, 1795.
Description:
An uncommon selection from Fielding's highly popular tract, vigorously promoted by him and "aptly called [a part of] Fielding's 'war against robbery and murder'", originally written just after the enactment of the Murder Act of 1752
Condition:
Original self-wraps, the sewing loose, some browning, else well-preserved, 12 pages; with the image of a prison and hanged prisoner on the title
Book No.:
W-76420
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
criminal law, prisons
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. The Third Edition
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres; and sold by T. Cadell [etc.], Warrington, 1784.
Description:
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, half title backed, ex-library?, repairs; usable
Book No.:
W-62392
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure
 
Author:
Hazelrigg, Lawrence E. (ed.)
Title:
Prison Within Society, A Reader in Penology
Publisher:
Doubleday & Co., Inc., Garden City, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
A sound copy in a rather worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-90100
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Penology, prisons
 
Author:
Irwin, John
Title:
Prisons in Turmoil
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 277 pages
Book No.:
W-90101
Price:
$ 17.50
Category:
prisons
 
Author:
Killinger, George G., et al. (eds.)
Title:
National Conference on Pre-Release, A Symposium on Adult Offender Programs
Publisher:
Institute of Contemporary Corrections, 1967.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 102 pages
Book No.:
W-90102
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Penology, prisons
 
Author:
Fenton, Norman
Title:
The Prisoner's Family, A Study of Family Counseling in an Adult Correctional System
Publisher:
American Correctional Association, College Park, 1959.
Description:
Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance
Condition:
Presentation copy, sound, in a discolored dustjacket
Book No.:
W-90106
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Penology, prisons
Author:
Tighe, R.S.
Title:
Letters to Lord Tenterden, With an Appendix, Relating to a Petition Presented to the House of Lords . . . on the System & Conduct of the Marshal of the King's Bench, in Granting the Rules of His Prison
Publisher:
Printed by Redford and Robins [etc.], London, 1828.
Description:
A rare work written from the unusual perspective of an insolvent debtor confined in Marshalsea Prison, alleging corrupt and arbitrary practises by its Marshal, William Jones, with Tighe's parliamentary petition seeking relief and his gloss upon it
Condition:
Modern green wraps, slightly strained and a very little foxing, else a clean copy, 44 pages; one copy in OCLC and a second in COPAC
Book No.:
W-76474
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
prisons, bankruptcy
 
Author:
Toch, Hans
Title:
Police, Prisons, and the Problem of Violence
Publisher:
National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, a bit soiled, but quite sound; 142 pages
Book No.:
W-90119
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
prisons, criminal law
Author:
Howard, John
Title:
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
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [and three others, London, 1789.
Description:
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
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning; with the 23 plates, all but two folding, two with minor tears, else an attractive copy
Book No.:
W-74107
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
prisons, criminal law, legal reform
Author:
Mandeville, Bernard
Title:
Enquiry into the Causes of the Frequent Executions at Tyburn: and A Proposal for some Regulations concerning Felons in Prison . . . To which is Added, A Discourse on Transportation, and a Method to render that Punishment more Effectual
Publisher:
Printed: And Sold by J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane, London, 1725.
Description:
Mandeville's vivid account of the wretched state of public executions in England and its causes, anticipating Henry Fielding, Adam Smith, and Adam Ferguson, as "[m]any of the best minds of the English elite meditated upon it" and solutions to it
Condition:
Modern gray wraps, stab-sewn as issued, the half-title and last leaf quite dusty, else a very good clean copy; with the press-figure at page four
Book No.:
W-77464
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
criminal law, legal reform, Transportation, prisons
Author:
Howard, John
Title:
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
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [& three others], London, 1789.
Description:
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
Condition:
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
Book No.:
W-77811
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
prisons, criminal law, legal reform
 
Author:
Title:
An Agenda for Socio-Legal Research into the Regulation of Health and Safety at Work
Publisher:
Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Wolfson College, Oxford, 1983.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 70 pages
Book No.:
W-90536
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, prisons
Author:
Title:
Report of the Visiting Justices; With Appendixes and Resolutions of the Court. House of Correction, Cold Bath Fields, January Quarter Sessions, 1847
Publisher:
Printed by John Thomas Morris, Aldersgate-Street, London, 1847.
Description:
The rare copy of the inspection report for the then "largest prison in the Empire", prompted in part by three special matters, including commutation of transportation sentences of juvenile convicts and the ensuing prospect of overcrowded conditions
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, a good clean copy, 23 pages; no copy in OCLC, COPAC, or the Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue
Book No.:
W-77150
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
justices of peace, prisons, Transportation, AUSTRALIA
Author:
Title:
An Account of All the Gaols, Houses of Corrections or Penitentiaries, in the United Kingdom . . . As Far As Relates to Ireland. Ordered by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 16 March 1819. Folio
Publisher:
N.p., London, 1819.
Description:
Arranged by county, reporting particulars for over ninety institutions, including number of prisoners, their gender and whether under or over seventeen, whether debtor or criminal, and the allowances of food, money, and clothing, inter alia
Condition:
Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, the fore-margins cut close, but the sense preserved, else a very good copy, 21 pages; no copy in OCLC in the USA
Book No.:
W-77192
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
prisons, IRELAND
 
Author:
Morris, Terence and Pauline
Title:
Pentonville, A Sociological Study of an English Prison
Publisher:
Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1963.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy in a somewhat worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-17386
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
prisons
Author:
Craufurd, Quentin
Title:
The History of the Bastile: With a Concise Account of the Late Revolution in France. To Which Is Added, An Appendix, Containing, among other Particulars, An Enquiry into the History of the Prisoner with the Mask
Publisher:
Printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand, London, 1790.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary calf, the front board detached and the rear joint cracked, else a clean copy, with the half title and the elaborate folding plan
Book No.:
W-78522
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
FRANCE, prisons
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. The Third Edition. Baumgartner 3 [calling for 22 plates, all of which are present here, many folding]. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [etc.], Warrington, 1784.
Description:
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
Condition:
Contemporary tree calf, rebacked, minor staining to the free endpapers, occasional foxing, else clean and wide-margined; without the half-title
Book No.:
W-77954
Price:
$ 700.00
Category:
criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure
 
Author:
Callcott, Mary Stevenson
Title:
Russian Justice
Publisher:
Macmillan, New York, 1935.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in a somewhat worn and chipped dustjacket
Book No.:
W-51768
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
CARIBBEAN, criminal law, prisons, SOVIET UNION
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. The Second Edition [with] Historical Remarks and Anecdotes on the Castle of the Bastille. Baumgartner 3 and 32
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres [and] Printed for T. Cadell, Warrington [and] London, 1780.
Description:
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, coupled with the work on the Bastille, its publication then prohibited in France
Condition:
Modern 3/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, with the eleven plates in the first work and the plan of the Bastille in the second; a pretty copy
Book No.:
W-77292
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure
Author:
Selden, John (ed.)
Title:
Fleta, Seu Commentarius Juris Anglicani sic nuncupatus, sub Edwardo Rege primo seu circa annos abhinc CCCXL . . . Accedit Tractatulus vetus . . . Fet Assavoir . . . Subjungitur etiam Joannis Seldeni ad Fletam Dissertatio Historica [etc.]. Wing F1290A
Publisher:
Typis M.F. Prostant apud Guil. Lee, & Dan. Pakeman [etc.], London, 1647.
Description:
The best early edition of Fleta, one of the few substantial medieval English legal treatises, written in the late 13th century, and surviving it but a single manuscript; with Selden's masterly dissertation "loaded . . . with his remarkable erudition"
Condition:
Modern straight-grained morocco, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, lightly rubbed, some staining and marginal tears, else a good copy
Book No.:
W-76640
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, English Law, prisons
Author:
Gurney, Joseph John
Title:
Notes on a Visit Made to Some of the Prisons in Scotland and the North of England, In Company With Elizabeth Fry; With some General Observations on the Subject of Prison Discipline. Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. [etc.], Edinburgh, 1819.
Description:
Condition:
Original decorated boards, ex-library, crudely rebacked in cloth, the word 'Notes' excised from the title; a sound working copy
Book No.:
W-91349
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
prisons, criminal law, SCOTLAND
 
Author:
Title:
Community Based Correctional Programs, Models and Practices
Publisher:
National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 44 pages
Book No.:
W-90025
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
primitives, prisons, Penology
 
Author:
Petersilia, Joan and Susan Turner
Title:
Prison versus Probation in California, Implications for Crime and Offender Recidivism
Publisher:
Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 63 pages
Book No.:
W-90028
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Penology, California, prisons
 
Author:
Prigmore, Charles S. (ed.)
Title:
Manpower and Training for Corrections, Proceedings of an Arden House Conference, June 24-26, 1964
Publisher:
Council on Social Work Education, New York, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Presentation copy, sound, in slightly discolored yellow cloth
Book No.:
W-90029
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
prisons, Penology
Author:
Title:
First [through Fourth] Annual Report[s] of the Board of Managers of the Prison Discipline Society, Boston, June 2, 1826 [through 1829]
Publisher:
Published by Perkins and Marvin [imprint and editions vary], Boston, 1829-30.
Description:
The first four of the pioneering Society's reports, ones "serv[ing] as the penal textbooks for governors, legislators, and prison officers throughout the country"; Louis Dwight, its founder in 1825, was America's first national prison reform figure
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, quite worn, some foxing; a sound copy
Book No.:
W-65967
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
prisons
 
Author:
Conner, Ross F., et al.
Title:
Legal Aid and Legal Education for Prisoners: An Evaluation of the State Bar of Michigan's Prison Project
Publisher:
American Bar Association, Chicago, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, embrowned but sound; 144 pages
Book No.:
W-90038
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
prisons
Author:
Wade, John
Title:
A Treatise on the Police and Crimes of the Metropolis; Especially Juvenile Delinquency, Female Prostitution, Mendicity, Gaming, Forgery . . Also an Account of the Courts of Justice and Prisons of London; And . . . the Causes of the Increase of Crime &c.
Publisher:
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London, 1829.
Description:
Only edition of a work written by one of the foremost early 19th century radicals and reformers, John Wade, grouped in importance with William Cobbett and 'Orator' Hunt, and a great admirer of Bentham, who provided funds to establish Wade's newspaper
Condition:
Modern green cloth, ex-library, one preliminary leaf loose, else a good usable copy
Book No.:
W-77344
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
criminal law, Police, women's law, Gambling, Forgery, prisons
 
Author:
Title:
Corrections 1968, A Climate for Change
Publisher:
Joint Commission on Correctional Manpower and Training, Washington, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, oversized, a bit worn, but sound; 45 pages
Book No.:
W-90042
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
prisons, Penology
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
Category:
criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Glaser, Daniel and Vincent O'Leary
Title:
Personal Characteristics and Parole Outcome
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 24 pages
Book No.:
W-90073
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
Penology, prisons
 
Author:
Irwin, John and James Austin
Title:
It's About Time, Solving America's Prison Crowding Crisis
Publisher:
National Council on Crime and Delinquency, San Francisco, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Printed, stapled wraps; 24 pages
Book No.:
W-90075
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
prisons, Penology
 
Author:
Benjamin, Judith G., et al.
Title:
Pros and Cons: New Roles for Nonprofessionals in Corrections
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Printed, stapled wraps; 127 pages
Book No.:
W-90076
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
prisons, Penology
 
Author:
Tompkins, Dorothy Campbell (comp.)
Title:
The Prison and the Prisoner
Publisher:
Institute of Governmental Studies, University of C, Berkeley, 1972.
Description:
Public Policy Bibliographies: 1
Condition:
Wraps; 156 pages
Book No.:
W-90094
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Bibliography, prisons, Penology
 
Author:
Robinson, Louis N.
Title:
Penology in the United States
Publisher:
The John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia, 1921.
Description:
Condition:
Somewhat worn and some underlining; sound
Book No.:
W-54819
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
marriage, prisons
 
Author:
Walker, Donald
Title:
Penology for Profit, A History of the Texas Prison System 1867-1912
Publisher:
Texas A&M University Press, College Station, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55499
Price:
$ 22.50
Category:
Texas, criminal law, prisons, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Adams, Stuart
Title:
Evaluative Research in Corrections: A Practical Guide
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, discolored, the spine creased, but sound; 132 pages
Book No.:
W-90404
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
prisons, Penology
 
Author:
Title:
An Account of All the Gaols, Houses of Corrections or Penitentiaries, in the United Kingdom . . . As Far As Relates to Scotland. Ordered by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 16 March 1819. Folio
Publisher:
N.p., London, 1819.
Description:
Arranged by county, reporting particulars for over eighty institutions, including the number of prisoners, their gender and whether under or over seventeen, whether debtor or criminal, and the allowances of food, money, and clothing, inter alia
Condition:
Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, the fore-margins cut close, but the sense preserved, else a very good copy, 21 pages; three copies in OCLC
Book No.:
W-77195
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
prisons, IRELAND, SCOTLAND

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