An Important Edition of Bolivia's Penal Code [Bolivia]. Siles (Reyes), Hernando [1882-1942], Editor. Codigo Penal, Concordado por Hernando Siles. Santiago de Chile: Imprenta, Litografia y Encuadernacion Barcelona, 1910. 665, xxii pp. Contemporary three-quarter sheep over marbled boards, raised bands and lettering pieces to spine. Moderate rubbing to boards and extremities, a few nicks to spine, gilding worn away from lettering pieces, corners bumped and somewhat worn. Light browning to text, small contemporary owner stamps to preliminaries. $750. * Only edition. An important Bolivian statesman, Siles was the president of Bolivia from 1926 to 1930. In 1909 he was commissioned by the Ministerio de Justicia e Instruccion to edit Bolivia's legal codes. The first significant revision of the Penal Code since is introduction in 1834, it remained in force until 1972. OCLC locates 9 copies in North American law libraries (Columbia, Harvard, LA County, Library of Congress, Tulane, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, Yale).
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