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[Packard, Frederic Adolphus]:

AN INQUIRY INTO THE ALLEGED TENDENCY OF THE SEPARATION OF CONVICTS, ONE FROM THE OTHER, TO PRODUCE DISEASE AND DERANGEMENT. BY A CITIZEN OF PENNSYLVANIA.

E.C. & J. Biddle, Philadelphia: 1849 160pp. Stitched in original printed wrappers [spine chips, old institutional and withdrawal rubberstamp]. Scattered foxing, Very Good. Sabin attributes authorship to Packard, a "man of many interests" who was a lawyer, educator, editorial secretary of the American Sunday School Union, and editor of the Journal of Prison Discipline [DAB]. Here he examines the question, "social or solitary labor by day-- which is the better?" FIRST EDITION. BEAL 4475. Sabin 58108. Not in Eberstadt, Decker, Harv. Law Cat., Marke.


Book Id: 16170

Price: $175.00

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