A Rare 1848 Mexican Abridgment of a Spanish Treatise on Criminal Law Gutierrez, Jose Marcos. Discurso Sobre los Delitos y las Penas, Para Mayor Illustracion, La mas Facil Inteligencia y el Mejor Uso de las Doctrinas Contenidas en la Parte Tercera. Mexico City: Imprenta de la Voz de la Religion, 1848. [iv], 114 pp. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-1/4"). Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt spine, speckled edges. Light rubbing to boards and extremities with light wear to spine ends and corners, moderate toning to interior. A handsome copy. $950. * Only edition (in this form). This is a rare abridged Mexican edition of Gutierrez's three-volume Practica Criminal de Espana. First published in 1804-1806, its fifth and final edition was published in 1828 and reissued in New York (in Spanish) in 1836. The Mexican abridgment of the fifth edition appears to be the final edition of this work. OCLC locates 1 copy (Harvard Law School).
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