Poems from Prison by Dr. Oswald C.J. Withrow SIGNED

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Poems from Prison by Dr. Oswald C.J. Withrow

12mo. pp. 48. b/w illustration of the Kingston Penitentiary & frontis. hardcover cloth (near fine - covers bit bowed). Toronto: 1937.

Limited Edition. Number 141 from an edition 1,000 numbered copies.

Signed Presentation Copy. Printed order form, with inscribed note and signature on the back, thanking the recipient for their interest in the author.

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Oswald C.J. Withrow was a Canadian surgeon who was sentanced to 7 years in the Kingston Penitentiary for conducting abortions. The verse was written while he was still in jail and denies his guilt in the foreword.