PRISONER AT THE BAR

Author: Gardner (Arthur R.L.)
Year: 1931
Publisher: Philip Allan
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: Vg/G.
Price: 10.00
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Hardback. Prison Visitor advocating penal reform. The author was a friendly observer of the methods of crooks and the follies of lawbreakers. For 2yrs he was a prison visitor at Wormwood Scrubs Prison, and for a considerably longer period he felt at home in criminal courts and in the Underworld. Here he presents a compendium of his reflections upon crime and criminals, partly in the form of narratives of his experiences, and partly in the shape of discussions on the penal methods, the criminal code and the relation of modern psychological knowledge to the treatment of the lawbreaker, at that time. The book is dedicated tp all his friends, "Straight, crooked and composite.". With Bibliog. 224pp. 8vo. h/back. With v. small rubber name stamp to ffep which also has a vertical crease o/w Vg. in a G. only frayed dw. which has 2 small holes to sunned sp.

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