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The Story of a Prison [*Stacy Keach's prison library copy*]

By: Southerton, Peter

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Reading, Berkshire (U.K.), Osprey Publishing Ltd.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15401

ISBN: 0-85045-260-0

Condition: Good in Near Fine dj


(price-clipped) [book is only lightly worn, but with tape marks on both pastedowns and endpapers, numerous notes in ink on rear fep; jacket is in almost perfect condition, with just a smidge of surface wear]. Beginning with a history of Reading Gaol, a "rather horrific account of cruelties practised upon the criminal," the book examines the history of penal practice in Britain from the 16th century to the present day. The jacket blurb declares it to be "of great interest to workers in the prisoner and probation services, magistrates, [and] students in social studies and social hi... View more info