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

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

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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
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An essay on crimes and punishments
Title remainder
translated from the Italian : with a commentary, attributed to Mons. de Voltaire, translated from the French
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Language
eng
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Cataloging source
Cu-RivES
Citation location within source
  • A29(6)
  • N6750
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  • Roscoe
  • ESTC
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1738-1794
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Beccaria, Cesare
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • 1694-1778
  • 1746-1821
  • active 1800-1835
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  • Voltaire
  • Newbery, E.
  • Drakard, J.
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  • Criminal law
  • Crime
  • Capital punishment
  • Torture
  • Law reform
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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
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Publication
Note
  • Anonymous. By Cesare Bonesana.--CF. ESTC
  • Not a reissue of the 1775 4th edition.--Cf. ESTC
  • Beccaria's very influential "Dei Delitti e delle Pene" was first published in Livorno in 1764, and the first English translation followed in 1767. Beccaria's book brought into the language the phrase "the greatest happiness of the greatest number" and his arguments about crime and punishment, revolutionary in their time, are part and parcel of modern criminology and penology. See "Printing and the Mind of Man": No. 209
Edition
The fourth edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, [4], 179, [1], lxxix, [1] pages)
Form of item
online
Note
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in full early sheepskin panelled in blind with a red leather label at the head of the spine. A binder's ticket on the front pastedown reads, "Bound by J. Drakard, printer, bookseller, & stationer, Stamford, Uppingham, and Bourn."
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remote
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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
Link
Publication
Note
  • Anonymous. By Cesare Bonesana.--CF. ESTC
  • Not a reissue of the 1775 4th edition.--Cf. ESTC
  • Beccaria's very influential "Dei Delitti e delle Pene" was first published in Livorno in 1764, and the first English translation followed in 1767. Beccaria's book brought into the language the phrase "the greatest happiness of the greatest number" and his arguments about crime and punishment, revolutionary in their time, are part and parcel of modern criminology and penology. See "Printing and the Mind of Man": No. 209
Edition
The fourth edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, [4], 179, [1], lxxix, [1] pages)
Form of item
online
Note
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in full early sheepskin panelled in blind with a red leather label at the head of the spine. A binder's ticket on the front pastedown reads, "Bound by J. Drakard, printer, bookseller, & stationer, Stamford, Uppingham, and Bourn."
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