BENTHAM, Jeremy (1748-1832). A sammelband of 11 political and legal tracts, comprising:
Jeremy Bentham to His Fellow-Citizens of France on Houses of Peers and Senates. London: Robert Heward, 1830. -- Jeremy Bentham to His Fellow-Citizens of France on Death Punishment. London: Robert Heward, 1831. -- The Book of Church Reform: Containing the Most Essential Part of Mr. Bentham's "Church of Englandism Examined,"&c. London: Robert Heward, 1831. -- Parliamentary Candidate's Proposed Declaration of Principles. London: Robert Heward, 1831. -- Emancipate Your Colonies! Addressed to the National Convention of France, A* 1793, Shewing the Uselessness and Mischievousness of Distant Dependencies to An European State. London: C. and W. Reynell for Robert Heward, 1830. -- Observations on the Restrictive and Prohibitory Commercial System; Especially with a Reference to the Decree of the Spanish Cortes of July 1820. London: for Effingham Wilson, 1821. -- Bentham's Radical Reform Bill, with Extracts from the Reasons. London: E. Wilson, 1819. -- Lord Brougham Displayed: I. Boa Constrictor, alias Helluo Curiarum; II. Observations on the Bankruptcy Court Bill, Now Ripened into an Act; III. Extracts from Proposed Constitutional Code. London: Robert Heward, 1832. -- Equity Dispatch Court Proposal: Containing a Plan for the Speedy and Unexpensive Termination of the Suits Now Depending in Equity Courts. With the Form of a Petition, and some Account of a Proposed Bill for that Purpose. London: Robert Heward, 1830. -- Truth Versus Ashhurst; or, Law as it is, Contrasted with what it is said to be. London: T. Moses, 1823. -- Letters to Count Toreno on the Proposed Penal Code, Delivered in by the Legislation Committee of the Spanish Cortes, April 25th, 1821. London: R. and A. Taylor, 1822. -- 8vo (195/215 x 130 mm). Bound in half tan calf, marbled boards, gilt-lettered and labeled Vol.II on spine (spine defective, some wear).
Estimate $ 300-400
Provenance: Literary Union (stamps on titles); Harold J. Laski (1893-1950) British political theorist, professor at the London School of Economics (gift inscription to): E. Blythe Stason (1891-1972) Dean of University of Michigan Law School (gift inscription, letters from Laski to Stason paperclipped in).