Recueil des débats des Assemblées Législatives de la France sur la question de la peine de mort.Paris: Charles-Béchet, 1831 Stock Code: 91118
First edition of this collection of reports on the subject of the death penalty given to the French National Assembly, including those delivered by Berenger and Lapelletier, among others, with an introduction and notes by the influential early French abolitionist and Inspector General of prisons Charles Lucas.
2 volumes in 1, octavo (214 x 135 mm). Uncut in contemporary green paper wrappers, paper spine label printed in black. With glassine wrappers, titles hand written in pen.
Shelfwear to wrappers, spine browned with tape repairs to ends, half-title pasted onto front inner wrappers, contents foxed, a scattering of tiny marginal punctures and pencil marks; overall a very good copy.
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