Théorie des peines et des récompenses.
Ouvrage extrait des manuscrits de M. Jérémie Bentham, jurisconsulte anglois. Par Ét. Dumont, membre du conseil représentatif du canton de Genève. Seconde édition.Paris & London: Bossange et Masson, 1818 Stock Code: 101528
Second edition of Bentham's French work on crime and punishment, edited, arranged and translated from his unpublished manuscripts by his Swiss collaborator Étienne Dumont. This work was first published in English as The Rationale of Reward, (London, J. & H. Hunt, 1825) and The Rationale of Punishment, (London, R. Heward, 1830), both translated and edited by Richard Smith.
Provenance: From the library of George Warde Norman (1793-1882), writer on finance, director of the Bank of England from 1821-1872, and friend of George Grote the historian.
2 volumes, octavo (205 x 123 mm). Contemporary calf, gilt rule border to covers, rebacked, red morocco labels.
Ownership inscription of George Warde Norman dated 28 December 1821, with his engraved bookplate to front pastedown and his occasional pencil marginal notes. Corners lightly worn, some light spotting; a very good set.
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