Auction No 394, Tag: Penal Reform

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William Sandford Phillips "Considerations on the Increase and Progress of Crime, accompanied by documentary evidence ......"

Lot: 15

  • Auction Date: Wed 12th Aug 2020 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £200 - £250
SOLD £165

William Sandford Phillips Considerations on the Increase and Progress of Crime, accompanied by documentary evidence as to the propriety and necessity of a revision and amendments of the existing penal statutes. With a View to the Abolition of corporeal punishments; and more particularly The Awful Penalty of Death. Liverpool, 1839. Octavo. Fine modern rebind in gilt quarter-calf, marbled boards; viii,83pp, but lacking prelimary pages v & vi otherwise fine internally.