Penal Reform and Legal Psychiatry in German-Speaking Europe Hartleben, Theodor [1770-1827]. [Appert, Benjamin Nicolas Marie (1797-1847)]. Allgemeine Kritische Annalen der Verhaft-, Straf-, und Besserungs-Anstalten, Der Korperlichen und Geistigen Heilungs-Institute, Der Wohlthatigkeits-Anstalten und Vereine, So wie der Elementar-Industrie und Polytechnischen Schulen. Basel: Bei J.G. Neukirch, 1825-1826. Two volumes (complete as issued). [iv], 412; 416 pp. 4 folding tables. Title page of second volume, which was printed on wrapper, discarded when volumes were bound together. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary pattered paper boards, printed title label to spine, Moderate rubbing to extremities, scuff to front board, corners bumped and somewhat worn. Light toning to text, internally clean. Ex-library. Location label to spine, annotations to front pastedown, small stamp to title page. $1,950. * These are the only two volumes of a projected annual series on criminal law, prison conditions and the application of psychiatry to criminal law intended for Germany and Switzerland. It was adapted from the first two volumes of Appert's Journal des Prisons, Hospices, Ecoles Primaires et Etablissements de Bienfaisance (1825-1831); Hartleben, a law professor, added a great deal of original commentary and data drawn from German sources. OCLC locates no copies in North America. Not in the British Museum Catalogue.
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