Letter from Edward Livingston, Esq., to Robert Vaux, on the Advantages of the Pennsylvania System of Prison Discipline, for the Application of which the New Pemitentiary Has Been Constructed Near Philadelphia, &c &c.

Philadelphia, (PA): Jesper Harding, Printer, 1828. First edition. 8vo. 15 pp. An early advocate for penal reform, Livingston also published his seminal "System of Penal Laws for the United States of America" in 1828. Sabin 41617. Not in Thompson. Marginal stain, but a very good untrimmed copy. Original printed wrappers (browned), stitched. (#5607). Item #58924

Price: $250.00

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