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HOWARD, John (1726?--1790)
An account of the principal lazarettos in Europe; with various papers relative to the plague: together with further observations on some foreign prisons and hospitals; and additional remarks on the present state of those in Great Britain and Ireland. By John Howard, F.R.S.
Warrington printed by William Eyres; and sold by T. Cadell, J. Johnson, C. Dilly, and J. Taylor, in London, 1789.
[8], 259, [15] p., 22 pl. (21 fold), [1] fold. engr. table ; 31.5 cm. (4°)

First edition. In this book Howard further expanded his surveys of prisons and hospitals in Great Britain and on the Continent already published in his earlier works, The state of the prisons in England and Wales, 1777 (2nd ed. 1780, q.v.) and the Appendix to the state of the prisons, 1780 (q.v.). See notes to BAL, Early printed books, no. 1562 (2nd ed., 1790). ESTC t115289.

Copy Notes Deckle edges.

Binding C18th marbled-paper boards, tan paper spine with publisher's printed spine-label.

Reference Number 2490


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