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Twenty-five years in six prisons.

Eustace Jervis

Twenty-five years in six prisons.

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Published by T.F. Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime and criminals -- Great Britain,
  • Prisons -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith foreword by Ernest Wild.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6944 J4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination267 p.
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14953237M

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