Byrne, Richard: Prisons and Punishments of London
Book Number: HISEUR92
Harrap Books London, England 1989 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 788g, 211pgs. This book is the first full survey of London's many prisons throughout the ages, from the Tower to Pentonville, and of the punishments meted out to felons. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and very light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription from the previous owner on the inside front page. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.