PORTRAIT IN GREY

Author: Hignett (Norman Howarth)
Year: 1956
Publisher: Frederick Muller
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: Vg.
Price: 25.00
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Hardback. Being A Full Length Portrait of Prison Conditions and Administration and of the Philosophy which supports them together with some Proposals for their Reform. The author described himself as 'Sometime a Solicitor of Her Majesty's High Court of Justice; Sometime Her Majesty's Coroner; and Sometime Her Majesty's Convict.' With H. Montgomery Hyde signature to fep and includes a loosely inserted 4pp. typewritten review by him of the author's book, in which he states, sadly, '....The author of this work, whose tragic death by hiw own hand occurred while the book was passing through the press, makes a powerful and carefully considered plea in its pages for the radical transformation of the English prison service. It is inspired by personal experiences extending over five years, and I have personally found it one of the most moving and sincere accounts of its kind which I have read....' With Frontis. Appendices, Historical and Bibliographical Notes, Addendum and Index. 271pp. 8vo. h/back. With very lightly browned pp., sunned sp. o/w Vg.

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