An account of the principal lazarettos in Europe; with various papers relative to the plague: together with further observations on some foreign prisons and hospitals; and additional remarks on the present state of those in Great Britain and Ireland / [John Howard].
- Howard, John, 1726-1790
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Warrington : W. Eyres & sold by T. Cadell, etc., London, 1789.
viii (first leaf blank), 259 pages, 7 unnumbered leaves, folded plates : tables ; (4to)
Copy 1. Author's presentation inscription to S. Worsley, dated Apr. 30 1789.
Copy 2. Note: Bound in calf with gilt tooling, monogram J.D. on upper board. Author's presentation inscription to Dr Disney, dated Mar 7 1789. Armorial bookplate on front pastedown with monogram J.D. and motto 'vincit qui patitur'.
Copy 3. Bound in buckram by W. Kempson, Chertsey. Slip pasted onto fly-leaf with author's presentation inscription to Lord Grantley. Portrait of the author pasted onto front pastedown (T. Cook, sculp.). Small engraving pasted onto endleaf with legend 'House in which John Howard was born, Lower Clapton.' Portrait of J. Howard in profile pasted opposite t.p.
Copy 4. Bound in 20th century marbled paper, calf spine and corners. Author's presentation inscription to Mr Morgan.
Copy 5. Bound in 20th century marbled paper, calf spine and corners. MS letter from author dated May 20 1789 bound at back.
Copy 6. Bound in early 19th century decorated papers, parchment spine tooled in black, text-block edges marbled in red.
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