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The Opinions of Different Authors upon the - Montagu, Basil (comp.) - 1809. 
First editions of the first two volumes of Montagu's valuable compilation (a third volume appeared in 1813), part of his sustained effort to abolish capital punishment; with extracts from Bentham, Blackstone, Montesquieu and John Howard, inter alia. Original boards, one volume rebacked, the second with its spine chipped, else good, unsophisticated, untrimmed copies with generous margins. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, Paternoster Row, London, 1809-12.
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