Explore Collections Explore The Collections
You are here: CollectionsOnline  /  The state of the prisons in England and Wales, with preliminary observations, and an account of some foreign prisons and hospitals. By John Howard, F.R.S. The second edition.
top left corner
top right corner
bottom left corner
bottom right corner
Image Not Yet Available
HOWARD, John (1726?--1790)
The state of the prisons in England and Wales, with preliminary observations, and an account of some foreign prisons and hospitals. By John Howard, F.R.S. The second edition.
Warrington printed by William Eyres; and sold by T. Cadell, and N. Conant, London, 1780.
[8], 449, [19] p., [11] pl. (9 fold.) ; 24.5 cm. (8°)

First edition 1777. An appendix was also printed in 1780 (q.v.), with a further account of Howard's travels on the Continent. ESTC t83449. See also notes to BAL, Early printed books, no. 1563 (the 1792 ed.).

Copy Notes Deckle edges.

Binding C18th marbled-paper boards, tan paper spine, lettered in ink 'Howard on Prisons'.

Reference Number 2491


If you have any further information about this book,
please contact us:

books@soane.org.uk