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Title: Wetboek van Strafrecht voor Nederlandsch IndiŽ. (Samengesteld door de Commissie voor de strafrechtwetgeving, 16 November 1861).
Description: [Den Haag], the authors, 1861. 2 volumes. Small folio, gilt lettered cloth, 207, 230pp. of original MANUSCRIPT written in a very neat hand, on recte only, each volume signed by the Committee-members at the end. I: Wetboek voor de Europeanen (Ontwerp); II:.. Memorie van toelichting. The committee presented this final version of Dutch Penal Law for colonial Indonesia, tog. with a Explanatory memorandum (: Memorie van Toelichting; vol. 2) to William III, then King of the Netherlands. This unique Ms.-final-report constitutes the cornerstone & basis of Penal-Law as introd. in Colonial Indonesia in 1872 & so is a fundamental document covering dutch colonial judicial history. NOT PRESENT IN ARA (Algemeen Rijksarchief, The Hague). Excessively rare indeed, in excellent conditon.

Keywords: penal law strafrecht provisional history europeans society colonialism indonesia southeastasia nineteentchcentury 19thc draft manuscript penalcode code history

Price: EUR 9300.00 = appr. US$ 10107.68 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 4678