RECOLLECTIONS OF A PRISON GOVERNOR

Author: Rich (Lieut.-Col. C.E.F.)
Year: 1932
Publisher: Hurst and Blackett
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: G.
Price: 10.00
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Hardback. The author was governor of Walton Prison. His book embodies the results, in the matter of governing prisons, of 30yrs experience had by a man devoted to his work. Chapter headings include : The "Quo Vadis" of our Prison System; Wakefield Prison and Some of its Inmates; The Maidstone and Dartmoor Prison Mutinies; Some Borstal Disappointments - and Compensations; After Borstal, Liverpool; Walton Gaol, Liverpool: Looking Round; Queer Guests of His Majesty at Liverpool; The Extreme Penalty: Some Facts and Some Views; The "Male Side" at Walton; Ethics of the "Cat"; Some Queer Murder Trials; Wandsworth and Its Scallywags; Farewell to the Prison Service plus much more. 281pp. lge. 8vo. h/back. Browned edges, lightly foxed, hinges taped, signs of a 'shield' to fr. cover (see image), wear to head/tail of sp. G. only.

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