1631 History of Thieves & Robbers French LAW Assassinations Crime Pick-Pocketing

CALVI, Francois de

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A highly rare and impressive book on the general history of French thieves. Written by Francois de Calvi, this book covers the types of crimes committed by thieves, their planning, slight-of-hand and pick-pocket skills, and strategies. This book was intended to help warn against the types of crimes committed, where, and how they are followed through. Other topics include thieves on horseback, how the bourgeoisie are attacked, assassinations and massacres, and pirates.

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1631 History of Thieves & Robbers French LAW Assassinations Crime Pick-Pocketing

 

A highly rare and impressive book on the general history of French thieves. Written by Francois de Calvi, this book covers the types of crimes committed by thieves, their planning, slight-of-hand and pick-pocket skills, and strategies. This book was intended to help warn against the types of crimes committed, where, and how they are followed through. Other topics include thieves on horseback, how the bourgeoisie are attacked, assassinations and massacres, and pirates.

 

Item number: #3349

Price: $950

 

CALVI, Francois de

 

Histoire Generale Des Larrons : Divisee En Trois Livres. I. Contenant les cruautez & meschancetez des Volleurs. II. Des ruses & subtilitez des Couppeurs de bourses. III. Les finesses, tromperies & stratagemes des filous / 2 Inventaire General De L’Histoire Des Larrons : Ou sont contenus leurs Stratagemes Tromperies, Souplesses, Vols, Assassinats. Et generalement ce qu’ils ont fait de plus memorable en France.

 

Paris: Rolin Baragnes, M.DC.XXXI. [1631].

 

Details:

  • Foliation: Complete with all leaves; 3 volumes in 1
    • I – [8], 140 (i.e. 240)
    • II – [18], 208
    • III – [8], 232
  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure
  • Size: ~6.5in X 4.5in (16.5cm x 11cm)
  • Very rare with no other examples for sale worldwide

 

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3349

Category

Law & Government

Authors

CALVI, Francois de

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete