World Famous Prisons by Arthur Griffiths, from The Grolier Society of London.
Octavo, 12 volumes. Goatskin spine, marbled boards, gilt title on spine, raided bands, light wear and cracking to spines. Each volume with frontispiece portrait followed by multiple illustrations. Marbled endpapers. Gilt top leaf, uncut edges.
This is the Connoisseur Edition, which is a limited edition printing of 150 copies, this being number 93 of 150.
Editions include: English Prisons (3 Volumes), German and Austrian Prisons, Non-Criminal, Italian Prisons, Oriental Prisons, Modern French Prisons, Early French Prisons, Overs-seas Prisons, Spanish Prisons and Russian Prisons. A rare set