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Rationale of Crime, and its Appropriate Treatment; Being a Treatise on Criminal Jurisprudence, considered in Relation to Cerebral Organization
New York: D. Appleton, 1846. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 1846, First American edition, from the second British. Enlarged and engraved by Eliza Farnham, Matron of Mount Pleasant State Prison, the women's ward of Sing Sing. The engravings are from daguerreotypes done for this book by Mathew Brady. Hardcover, 8vo., original brown cloth, gilt title. 177 pp., with ads in the front and rear. Engraved with numerous portraits of criminals, as well as a few of "Persons Possessing Superior Intellect." Very Good. Bumping to spine ends, with minor loss to the foot; small area of repair along the rear outer hinge. Tight binding. Fresh contents. Typical racist and classist views disguised via phrenology as science. OCLC locates less than 50 copies of this edition.
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