Austrian Criminal Code For the Kingdom of Lombardy-Veneto [Austria]. Lombardy-Veneto, Kingdom of. Codice Penale Universale Austriaco, Coll Appendice Delle Piu Recenti Norme Generali. Parte I: Dei Delitti. Milan: Dall'Imp. Regia Stamperia, 1815. xv, 270 pp. Octavo (9-1/2" x 6-1/2"). Original wrappers, untrimmed edges. Light soiling and a few minor stains to exterior, dampstaining to head of text block, internally clean. Item housed in cloth clamshell box with printed paper title label. [And] [Austria]. Lombardy-Veneto, Kingdom of. Codice Penale Universale Austriaco, Coll Appendice Delle Piu Recenti Norme Generali. Parte II: Delle Gravi Trasgressioni di Polizia. Milan: Dall'Imperiale Regia Stamperia, 1815. [iv], 201,  pp. Octavo (9" x 6"). Contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt fillets and lettering piece to spine, speckled edges, ribbon marker. Light rubbing to extremities with minor wear to spine ends and corners. Light to moderate toning to text. A handsome copy. $850. * Second edition, issued the same year as the first. Established by the Congress of Vienna in 1815, this Northern Italian kingdom was part of the Austrian Empire. Lombardy was annexed to the Sardinia in 1859 and the kingdom ceased to exist when the rest of its territory was annexed to the Kingdom of Italy in 1866. The Italian translation offered here was the first adapted to the Kingdom's local conditions. OCLC locates 3 complete copies in North America, all in law libraries (Harvard, University of Kansas, Washington University, St. Louis). British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 15:777.
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