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    Sale 2488 | Lot 106
    Price Realized: $2,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2488 Lot 106

      [MYNSHUL or MINSHULL, GEFFRAY.] Essayes and Characters of a Prison and Prisoners. Written by G. M. of Grayes-Inne Gent. Large woodcut of jailer on title. [8], 48 pages, with last leaf supplied in well-executed facsimile on laid paper. 4to, 178x135 mm, early 20th-century red levant, front joint restored, rear joint starting; contents dampstained throughout with traces of mold at beginning and end, margins trimmed entering top line of title and some headlines. London: Matthew Walbancke, 1618

      Estimate $800 - 1,200

      One of 3 editions published the same year of a short collection of observations on the misery of prison life by a law student jailed for debt. STC 18319.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,500