An Enquiry into the Causes of the Late Increase of Robbers, &c. With Some Proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil . . HENRY FIELDING.

An Enquiry into the Causes of the Late Increase of Robbers, &c. With Some Proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil . . .

Publisher: London: A. Millar, 1751.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Cross III, pages 320-1.
Condition: Paper a little browned; very good copy.
Book ID: 18507

Description

8vo, modern brown quarter calf period style, marbled boards, gilt lettering.

Comments

An important and substantial (127 pages) treatise on crime and punishment in the 18th century, which focuses on poverty and the lack of proper punishment as the central causes of common street crime as well as highway robbery.

Price: $950.00

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