By: Beccaria, Cesare & Voltaire
Philadelphia, William Young: 1793
Edition: 3rd US Edition
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 edi... View More...