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The State of the Prisons in England and Wales with Preliminary Observations and an account of some Foreign Prisons together with Appendix to the State of Prisons in England and Wales; Two Volumes
Warrington printed William Eyres, London 1784 - Quarto. Two Volume set. Volume 1 is a first edition with Three folding plates.Volume 2 was publsihed in 1784 and is a second edition. 18 leaves of plates as called for but numbered up to 22. Both volumes bound in full leather with professional rebacked spines. Leather title labels to spine. Gilt design to spines.Some age-toning at edges of endpapers. Bindings tight. ties. Both volumes in very in very nice condition. Volume 1 is in PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN (224). This is the first major practical work on the subject and a n influential work on prison reform Thereafter Howard devoted himself to study and the prevention of gaol fever, of which he contracted the disease himself in the Crimea where he died of it in 1790. First Edition and Second edition respectively. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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