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1827 LINCOLN GAOL REGULATIONS Prison REGENCY PENAL LEGISLATION Crime PRISONERS
1827. [Crime, Law] ~ REGENCY PROVINCIAL GAOL REGULATIONS [PRISONS - LINCOLN GAOL] Rules for the government of the county gaol and castle of lincoln: made and established in a court of gaol sessions, held at leincoln in the 5th day of january 1827; and confirmed by the judges of assize, on the 10th day of march, in the same year London. Printed by Luke Hansard and Sons, 1827. Quarto. 56pp. With four lithographed folding plans, by William Webb. Contemporary (perhaps original) publisher's roan-backed boards, morocco lettering piece, gilt, to upper board. Rubbed, with slight loss to spine and short cracks to joints at head and foot. Some spotting and damp-marking to plates. A handsome copy of a comprehensive account of the governance and operation of Lincoln county gaol, at Lincoln Castle, founded in 1789, which includes the specific rules surrounding prisoners' labour, discipline, religious observance and diet in Lincoln, and extracts of prevailing Regency penal legislation, including references to female prisoners and the manner of removing the bodies of executed prisoners. The four plans illustrate, executed by William Webb, illustrate three floor plans of the gaol, and a general ground plan of the Castle. Rare. COPAC locates only four copies in the UK (BL, NT, Royal Society and Senate House); OCLC adds four copies in North America (Chigago, Georgia, Ohio State and Simon Fraser), and three elsewhere (Auckland, Hong Kong University and Queensland). ~ About Antiquates We're based in the heart of the Dorset countryside, with an antiquarian bookshop in Wareham, housed within a b … [Click Below for Full Description]
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