Publisher:Chilton Books, Philadelphia and New York, 1964
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Chilton Books, 1964, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Third Printing
XVI, 238 pages, last page blank, acknowledgements, preface by author, bibliography and index. Tan coloured boards with black titles to the backstrip. A little bumping to the lower backstrip edge. Browning to the text block edges. Light age toning to the internal pages. There is a small tear to the cloth of the book to the lower book edge on the front panel. Illustrated dustwrapper, with brown and white titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little rubbing to the corners of the dustwrapper and also to the edges of the dustwrapper. In this book the author " ... gives an account of the prison reform movement from its beginning to the present day, surveys contemporary prison systems throughout the civilised world, and forecast the probable future of the penal concept. She also minces no words in her discussion of the practical and moral problems of incarceration which have challenged human society for centuries." -- from the front fold over panel Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; Sociology; History. Inventory No: 0106239.