A Notable Contribution to Criminology Grolman, Karl von [1775-1829]. Grundsatze der Criminalrechtswissenschaft. Giessen: Georg Friedrich Heyer, 1818. xxii, 686 pp. Octavo (8" x 4-1/2"). Contemporary marbled boards, hand-lettered title label to spine, edges rouged. Some rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, light toning to text, internally clean. Ex-library. Shelf label to foot of spine. A nice copy. $500. * Third edition. First published in 1798, this influential treatise introduced the latest progressive theories of criminology to the German states. Unlike its predecessors, it emphasized deterrence and prevention rather than punishment. Its final edition was published in 1825. Grolman was a professor of law at the University of Giessen. All editions of the title are scarce in North American law libraries. OCLC 1 copy at the Library of Congress, which has a first edition. This edition not in the British Museum Catalogue.
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