Trattner - Constitutio criminalis Theresiana - 1769

Description
Trattner - Constitutio criminalis Theresiana - 1769
Law - Quantity: 1 - Book

or the embarrassing court order of the Majesty Maria Theresa. Vienna, Trattner, 1769. Fol. With 30 engraved plates (3 folding). 8 leaves, 282, LVI pp. Modern half leather using old material.

- Kaspers 134. Giese 957. Hiler 182. Lipperheide Pi 7 (16 copper). - The last criminal law ordinance published in Austria with the application of torture. - "The distribution of the ominous work was prevented by the government and suppressed as soon as it was published" (Hayn / Gotendorf V, 451). - The coppers only show scenes and tools of torture, such as leg and thumb screws and stretching machines.

Condition report

- Title with ownership note by an old hand, the panels reinforced at the fold, browned and slightly stained. The last decree of criminal law published in Austria where torture is used. - The copperplates show solely torture scenes and instruments of torture, such as leg and thumbscrews and tortures on a rack.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Law
Author/ Illustrator
Trattner
Book Title
Constitutio criminalis Theresiana
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1769
Edition
Different editions
Language
German
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Johann Thomas Edlen von Trattnern, Wien
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Number of pages
282
Dimensions
35.5×23.5 cm
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