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Lot nr:762
Book nr:30569
Author:[JEBB, Joshua]
Title:Report of the Surveyor-General of Prisons on the Construction, Ventilation and Details of Pentonville Prison, 1844,
Town:London
Publisher:William Clowes and sons
Year:1844
Description:8vo, 62 pp and 22 folding plans, elevations and views. Some foxing. Cloth binding, title gilt on spine
Note:A good account of the planning and construction of Jebb's prison, the model for modern prisons for the rest of the century. Pentonville was planned, built and run as an experimental model; six years later Jebb announced the experiment satisfactorily concluded
Price:€120 - €180
Sellingprice:€80
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