LOT 910
SOLD €70,00

[Corporal punishment] De wegen der misdaad

Tafereelen uit de Lijfstraffelijke Regtspleging. Rotterdam, H. Nijgh, 1858, (4),283,(1 content) p., with tinted litho, modern half morocco.

Litho waterstained, else here and there soiled. Very rare, only one copy in Picarta (Amsterdam)! According to that description, the author was Wilhelmus Nicolaas Peijpers, who wrote under the pseudonym of Sophia van Loon. The book contains descriptions of 11 thrilling, notorious cases: Katharina Estinés (1785-1787); De houtvesters dochter (1841); Armstrongs landhoeve (1802); De kommies Bomal (1850); De pachter te Cothelow [Cothelon in index] (1851-1852); Het tweegevecht te Dreil (1830); Het huisgezin van den zeekapitein (1712); Constantijn Weise (1835); De erfgenaam van Annesley (1743); Fieschi (1835); Alibaud (no date, guillotined in 1836).

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