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❤️ 1827 Sketch of the origin and results of Ladies' Prison Associations Gaols
1827. Superbe exemplaire en fragile cartonnage de l'époque. Très rare. Collective. Sketch of the origin and results of Ladies' Prison Associations, with hints for the formation of local associations (1827). First and very rare edition. [Collective author] Sketch of the origin and results of Ladies' Prison Associations, with hints for the formation of local associations. London : Published by John and Arthur Arch, 1827 [Printed by the Philanthropic Society] 1 volume in-12 (19,7 x 11,7 cm) de (1)-66 pages. Cartonnage de l'époque plein papier gris. Étiquette de titre de l'époque imprimée (titre en long). Cartonnage miraculeusement conservé en parfait état. Intérieur très frais imprimé sur beau papier vélin de cuve. En grande partie non coupé. First edition. "It having been suggested, that a short account of the commencement, progress, and success of the measures adopted for the Reformation of Female Prisoners, would be useful, not only for the information of those who are disposed to aid and support, but also for the encouragement of those who are willing personally to labour in this deeply interesting and necessary work ; the Committee of the Ladies' British Society, established for the reformation of Female Prisoners, deem it incumbent upon them to make public the following statement : -- In the year 1813, in consequence of the representations of several individuals of the Society of Friends, Mrs. Joseph Fry first visited the Prison of Newgate. In two wards and two cells, comprising about 190 superficial square yards, 300 females were at that time confined -- those who had n … [Click Below for Full Description]
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