Lisboa: Casa Portugueza, 1888. First edition. 8vo, 240 pp., bound in crimson calf-backed marbled boards, gilt titles. Text in Portuguese.
An early work of Portuguese criminology by the noted poet and criminologist, written while he was deputy director of the Central Jail of Lisbon, an institution of which he would eventually become director.
OCLC locates five holdings worldwide, with only two of those holdings in the US.
Contemporary bookseller's ticket to ffep, contemporary ink inscription to half-title page. Moderate toning throughout, with rubbing to spine ends and tips, leading to a little loss, but very good. Item #24710