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Convicts I Have Known: A Collection of Prison Stories

By: Babcock, Lyndon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NP, Published by “Members of His Family”: 1976

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 852

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 5 5/8 by 9-inches, ix, 144 pp Light spotting, foxing and wear to the wraps with a small spot of skinning on the fore edge of the font cover The interior is very good with light yellowing around the edges Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page: “To sister Margaret, who started me on a career in psychology – Lyndon” Under which is written, presumably by Margaret: “To Grand Daughter Julie, who has chosen to become a Dr of Psychology as her great Uncle Lyndon” A collection of short reminiscences about prisoners and their therapy sessions from his eight years as ... View more info

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Should Prisoners Work? A Study of the Prison Labor Problem in the United States

By: Robinson, Louis N.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Co.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3007

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with gilt spine and cover titles, 15 by 22 cm, xii 353 pp. with 28 tables incld. one fold-out. Formerly in the Legislative Reference Library, Madison, Wisconsin, with a spine label and their stamp on the ffep and first three leaves. Light wear at the extremities, a 3 cm tear on the bottom edge of the ffep, a handful of pencil checks and notations in the text, and yellowed leaves. Sections include “Should Prisoners Work,” “Extent of Employment and Unemployment in Prisons,” “The Causes of Unemployment in Prisons,” “Systems of Employing Prisoners,” “Problems of Pri... View more info