"THE WISDOM OF THE CHINESE LEGISLATURE IS NOWHERE MORE CONSPICUOUS THAN IN ITS TREATMENT OF ROBBERS"
(CHINA) [MASON, Major George Henry] (MILLER, William, publisher). The Punishments of China. London, 1804 [i.e., circa 1819].
Later edition of this survey of the punishments of China, illustrated with 22 folio engravings, each finely hand-colored. A handsome copy in contemporary morocco-gilt. $3200.