Abolition of Capital Punishment

LEE, Frederick

21459 A Lecture Delivered in The School of Arts, Sydney, New South Wales Sydney, Hanson and Bennett Printers, 1864. Hardcover, 8vo., rebound in green buckram with gilt lettering to cover, Sydney School of Arts Mechanics stamp on title page, some pencil notes in margins, 44pp. There was a new society for Abolition of Capital Punishment was inititated at the Sydney Exchange in 1868. Members were professional gentlemen, several MPs and men of note including the merchant Frederick Lee, author of this lecture. He was to become secretary of the new society. Very early piece of Australian history. $150.00AUD
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