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Author Name    Beccaria, Cesare & Voltaire

Title   An Essay On Crimes And Punishments; By the Marquis Beccaria of Milan. with a Commentary by M. De Voltaire

Binding   Leather

Book Condition   Good+

Edition   3rd US Edition

Publisher   Philadelphia William Young 1793

Seller ID   29714

16mo 6" - 7" tall; 230 pages; 3rd US edition, after earlier 1777 and 1778 printings. Soundly bound in original speckled calf with maroon morocco calf label to spine. Mild rubbing to leather at board edges; light cracking to leather top inch or so of the spine joints. Mild vertical creasing to leather at spine. Front endpages and matter missing up to title page. A period paper mend to a closed tear from the front margin p 43/44 - with no loss or obfuscation of text. Otherwise bright, snug and clean. Early American issue of this cornerstone treatise on penology; uncommon in American editions. G++ or better

Price = 295.00 USD




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