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An Account of the Principal Lazrettos 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
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. 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. Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [and three others, London, 1789.
      [Bookseller:  Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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