ENGLISH PRISONS [Vol II]: Chronicles of Newgate: From the 18th Century to its Demolition, by Major Arthur Griffiths - c.1910 [Ltd Ed - Grolier]


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Chronicles of Newgate: From the Eighteenth Century to its Demolition - A Sketch of the Tower

by Major Arthur Griffiths

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] 312 pages. 6 x 9.25 inches.

Publishing Info: The Grolier Society. London. C.1910

Overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Blue cloth cover with faded white title spine sticker with red title. Gilted top of textblock.
  • From the title, "Chronicles of Newgate. From the eighteenth century to its demolition A sketch of the Tower."
  • Some rubbing to overboards from shelfwear, otherwise in very good condition.
  • Very scarce edition 368 of 1000 printed.
  • Textblock exterior exhibits deckled edges. Interior is clean.
  • Stamp on front pastedown.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.

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Binding: Hardcover
Subject: Law & Government
Topic: Reference
Origin: American
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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