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HIPPISLEY (Sir John Coxe). Prison Labour, etc.: Correspondence and Communications addressed to His Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the Home Department, concerning the Introduction of Tread-Mills into Prisons, with other matters connected with the subject of Prison Discipline.1823

London: Printed by William Nicol, Cleveland Row; sold by G. and W. Nicol, Pall Mall; Rivingtons, Waterloo Place; Hatchard, Piccadilly; and Rodwell and Martin, New Bond Street, First edition, 8to (228 x 150mm), [2], iv, [2], 228pp., perforated stamp of the 'Hartford Medical Society Library' on title, errata slip pasted on the verso of the 'Contents' leaf, folding plate of an improved hand-crank mill for prison labour, modern boards, uncut, printed paper label on spine, a good copy. In his final years Hippisley turned to the question of prison discipline, and the study of the prevention and punishment of crime, publicly advocating the hand-crank instead of the treadmill. Goldsmith, 23921.

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