ENGLISH PRISONS [Vol 3], by Major Arthur Griffiths - c.1910 [Ltd Ed - Grolier]


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The World's Famous Prisons Series

Millbank Penitentiary: An Experiment in Reformation

by Major Arthur Griffin

SUBTITLE: An Account of the State of Prisons from the Earliest Times to the Present Day, with the History of Celebrated Cases 

Arthur George Frederick Griffiths (1838-1908) was a military historian, prison administrator and prolific author, who worked for awhile as a military correspondent for The Times newspaper. [Wikipedia] 323 pages. 6 x 9.25 inches.

Publishing Info: The Gorlier Society. London.

Overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • From title: "Willbank Penitentiary, An experiment in Reformation".
  • Blue cloth cover with white panel on spine with red title.
  • Spine head and foot are slightly rubbed from shelfwear, as are corners and edges of overboards.
  • Boards are otherwise in very good condition.
  • Gilted top of textblock. Exterior is deckled edges, interior is clean.
  • Front hinge is weak, webbing is showing.
  • Stamp on front pastedown.
  • Binding is secure.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear

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Binding: Hardcover w/Jacket
Subject: Law & Government
Topic: Historical
Special Attributes: Illustrated
Origin: European
Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
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