Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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- Eden, William
- Principles of Penal Law
- Printed for B. White, in Fleet-Street; and T. Cadell [etc.], London, 1771.
- First edition of a seminal work, "[the] first . . . to review English criminal law at once critically and comprehensively", in Holdsworth's words, and a pioneering precursor of the efforts of both Bentham and Romilly to reform English criminal law
- Modern 3/4 speckled calf over marbled boards, gilt ruled and lettered, especially clean and well preserved, with the errata leaf; the Taussig copy
- Book No.:
- $ 1500.00
- criminal law, legal reform
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