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New York:

THIRD ANNUAL REPORT OF THE GOVERNORS OF THE ALMS-HOUSE, NEW-YORK, FOR THE YEAR 1851.

Wm. C. Bryant, New York: 1852 Bound in attractive modern plain wrappers. Title page vignette, plate frontis of Rotunda in City Hall Park. Full-page plates of Alms House Buildings; Penitentiary Hospital; Alms House Hospital [Bellevue]; City Prison; Colored Home; Colored Orphan Asylum; Lunatic Asylum; Nursery Establishment, Randall's Island; Workhouse. Folding tables. xvi, 180 pp, scattered foxing. Very Good. An extraordinary resource for the status of social reform efforts in New York City at mid-century. The plates introduce sections with much statistical data and mission reports on each of the institutions depicted. FIRST EDITION. Sabin 54073.


Book Id: 12128

Price: $275.00

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