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[Packard, Frederic Adolphus]:

A VINDICATION OF THE SEPARATE SYSTEM OF PRISON DISCIPLINE FROM THE MISREPRESENTATIONS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW, JULY, 1839.

J. Dobson, Philadelphia: 1839 56pp. Disbound. Modern paper wrappers. Old institutional withdrawal rubberstamp in bottom margin of first text page, else Very Good. Sabin and American Imprints attribute 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 argues in favor of the salutary effects of solitary confinement, thus assuring that the prisoner avoids contamination from the rank moral atmosphere created by his fellows. FIRST EDITION. AI 57755 [5]. BEAL 4477. Sabin 58114. Not in Eberstadt, Decker, Harv. Law Cat., Marke.


Book Id: 16378

Price: $175.00

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