The Trail of the Dead Years. "Dudding's Gripping Story of his own Life and Experience... Illuminating and Startling are his Theories of the 'Chemistry of Sin', Crime, Punishment, Birth Control, 'The Land of Eternal Dreams'...

Huntington, West Virginia [and] Washington, D.C. Prisoners Relief Society, 1932.

Price: $200.00

Hardcover. First edition. Slight smudging to boards, still just about fine in near fine dustwrapper with a little edgewear. Rubberstamped signature of the author on the front fly – apparently he wasn't doing a lot of author signings. Memoir of a West Virginia businessman who was jailed for murder, and who used his experience to become a leading advocate of prison reform. Laid in is a fundraising appeal for the Prisoners Relief Society dated in 1939, and a promotional pamphlet for this book. Scarce in jacket.

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The Trail of the Dead Years. "Dudding's Gripping Story of his own Life and Experience... Illuminating and Startling are his Theories of the 'Chemistry of Sin', Crime, Punishment, Birth Control, 'The Land of Eternal Dreams'. Earl Ellicott DUDDING.