First edition, first printing. Advance review copy, with publisher's compliments slip loosely laid in. Original publisher's olive-grey cloth with titles in red to the spine, in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding square and tight. The contents with light scattered foxing to the endpapers and textblock edge are otherwise clean throughout and free from any previous owners' inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the original dustwrapper which has a little foxing and toning and a couple of nicks to the head of the spine panel. Not price-clipped (8/6 net to the front flap). Also loosely laid in are several contemporary newspaper clippings relating to the subject.
A historical and contemporary analysis of reform and a powerful argument for abolition by Neville Chamberlain's former Home Secretary and the great-great nephew of Quaker prison reformer Elizabeth Fry.
Stock code: 18455