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Memoirs Of Convicted Prisoners; accompanied by Remarks on the Causes and Prevention of Crime by Henry Samuel Joseph - Signed First Edition - 1853 - from Shadyside Books and Biblio.com

Memoirs Of Convicted Prisoners; accompanied by Remarks on the Causes and Prevention of Crime

by Henry Samuel Joseph

Condition: Fair


London: Werthem & Co, 1853. First edition. Hardcover. Fair. Inscribed by the author on the fly leaf. 1853, First Edition. Hardcover, original cloth. 131 pp. Tissue-covered engraved frontis of Chester Castle where the author was chaplain. Fair. Front board, frontis, title page and 4 page preface all loose, but present; chipping and loss to spine; covers faded; clean text. Uncommon. Inscribed on fly leaf 'James Dowdale Esq., with the Authors best wishes and regards, Nov 8-1853. The author was a Jewish convert to Christianity.
  • Bookseller: Shadyside Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 3764
  • Title: Memoirs Of Convicted Prisoners; accompanied by Remarks on the Causes and Prevention of Crime
  • Author: Henry Samuel Joseph
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Werthem & Co
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1853


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