Green, Sanford M. >>
Title Crime : Its Nature, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention (1st Edition, Signed)
Book Condition Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company; 1889
Seller ID 20075
346 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, gilt lettering, dark brown endpapers, b/w frontispiece photo of author on glossy plate with tissue guard, 346 pages + 14-page publisher catalog in rear. ; 1st edition, 1889. Same date. ; Sanford M. Green (1807-1901) was a state legislator, a justice on Michigan Supreme Court, and an avid Universalist; his treatise on crime prevention remains somewhat ahead of its time, preaching what is now known as restorative justice, a humane and practical idea which has still not moved into the mainstream. ; Almost no wear. Title page inscribed 'To my esteemed friend Mrs. Sarah Carthwright, with kindest regards of the Author, Bay City, Nov 26, 1892.'