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MEMORIALS OF MILLBANK AND CHAPTERS IN PRISON HISTORY
Written by Arthur Griffiths. Illustrated by R Goff; Arthur Griffiths.
Stock no. 1821007
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1st 1884. Almost very good condition.

Written by the Deputy Governor of Millbank Prison at the time. Blue/green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. 468 pages plus 40 pages of publisher adverts to rear. Top of spine frayed with loss, base of spine lightly worn. Cloth to rear board bubbled (air pockets between board and cloth). Joints cracked. Text block browned. One or two grubby marks internally. WH Smith Esq Library stamp embossed to prelims. Contemporary inscription in ink to verso of half-title page. A few foxspots present.

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ARTFUL DODGERS: YOUTH AND CRIME IN EARLY NINETEENTH-CENTURY LONDON
Written by Heather Shore.
Stock no. 1821004
Published by The Royal Historical Society; The Boydell Press. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Studies in History series. The early nineteenth century witnessed an increasing concern about the incidence of juvenile crime. Youthful delinquency was not new, but it was not until then that the foundations were laid for a juvenile justice system which would serve, with amendments, for the next century and more... Grey cloth boards, red title to spine. B/w frontis. ISBN: 0861932420.

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A TREATISE ON THE COMMERCE AND POLICE OF THE RIVER THAMES
Written by Patrick Colquhoun.
Stock no. 1821003
Published by Patterson Smith. 1st thus 1969. Very good condition.

Publicaton No. 41: Patterson Smith Reprint Series in Criminology, Law Enforcement, and Social Problems. Reprinted form the London 1800 edition. Burgundy cloth boards, silver title to spine. Contains folding map of the Port of London and the River Thames from London Bridge to Sheerness. ISBN: 0875850413. Spine lightly faded, boards lightly scuffed. Text block slightly grubby. Small name in ink to front endpaper.

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A TREATISE ON THE POLICE OF THE METROPOLIS
Written by Patrick Colquhoun.
Stock no. 1820998
Published by Patterson Smith. 1st thus 1969. Very good condition.

Publication No. 42: Pastterson Smith Reprint Series in Criminology, Law Enforcement, and Social Problems. Reprinted from the seventh London edition, 1806. Burgundy cloth boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0875850421. Boards lightly scuffed. Corners bumped. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Text block lightly browned.

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THE HISTORY OF NEWGATE AND THE OLD BAILEY
Written by W. Eden Hooper.
Stock no. 1820994
Published by Underwood Press Ltd.. 1st 1935. Very good condition.

Also, a survey of the Fleet prison and Fleet marriages, The Marshalsea and other Old London Jails. With extensive remarks on crime and punishment in England from mediaeval times to the present day. Beige cloth boards, black titles. B/w illustrations. Spine & corners lightly bumped and worn. One or two foxspots and grubby marks to margins. 2" closed tear (no loss) to lower margin of page 23/24.

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POLICING VICTORIAN LONDON
Written by Phillip Thurmond Smith.
Stock no. 1820993
Published by Greenwood Press. 1st 1985. Almost very good condition.

Political Policing, Public Order, and the London Metropolitan Police. Contributions in Criminology and Penology Number 7. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. ISBN: 0313244375. Boards clean. Damp stain to front pastedown and crinkled pages due to damp throughout. Pages are clean, if crinkled.

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THE CRIMINAL PRISONS OF LONDON AND SCENES OF PRISON LIFE
Written by Henry Mayhew; John Binny.
Stock no. 1820961
Published by Frank Cass & Co. Ltd.. 1971. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The courts and institutions of legal London. An important contribution to our understanding of Victorian attitudes to crime and punishment. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 634 pages ISBN: 0714614114. Ex-lib with usual markings and labels. Price-cut black pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed and scuffed.

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