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book #79502
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
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$ 1500.00
criminal law, legal reform

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