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An essay on crimes and punishments / translated from the Italian ; with a commentary, attributed to Mons. de Voltaire, translated from the French.

Main Author: Beccaria, Cesare, marchese di, 1738-1794.
Related Names: Voltaire 1694-1778.
Language(s): English
Published: London : Printed for J. Almon, opposite Burlington-House, Piccadilly, 1767.
Subjects: Beccaria, Cesare, > marchese di, > 1738-1794. > Dei delitti e delle pene.
Law reform > Early works to 1800.
Torture > Early works to 1800.
Capital punishment > Early works to 1800.
Punishment > Early works to 1800.
Criminal law > Early works to 1800.
Criminal justice, Administration of > Early works to 1800.
Note: Signatures: pi⁴ a² B-M⁸ N² A⁸ ²B-E⁸.
Beccaria's work first published Livorno, 1764; Voltaire's commentary, first published Geneva, 1767. Cf. PMM 209; Bengesco, G. Voltaire, II, no. 1724.
Translation of Beccaria's Dei delitti e delle pene and Voltaire's Commentaire sur le livre Des délits et des peines.
Martin J. Gross Collection.
Physical Description: xii, 179, [1], lxxix, [1] p. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
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