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Title: Procès de Constant Polari, condamné le 8 mars 1834, par la Cour d'Assises de la Hollande, (partie méridionale) pour cause de vol des diamans et joyeux de S.A. et R. Madame la Princesse d'Orange... Première [seconde] partie... AND 2) Idem, Procès de Constant Polari...
Description: La Haye et Bruxelles, Libr. éd., lithographe, fondeur en caractères Th. Lejeune, 1835. Thick 8vo. 2 parts in 1 vol. Vol. I w. engr. portr., vol. II w. fold. lith. view of the Royal Palace. Cont. hlf. dark green mor. over pebbled cloth brds., spine giltruled w. single lines, title giltlettered. (Corners some rubb.). (IV, 628, XII pp.). (Both printed titles in the center a name in ink cut out, leaving a rectangular opening in the paper meas. appr. 1 cm x 7.5 cm.; Throughout occasional light browning and foxing.). (pp. 471 - 555 a faint watersp. lower blank righthand corner.). A survey of all legal documents, beginning with the indictment of 32 pages by Junius van Hemert, 'Avocat-Général', pertaining to the case of Constant Polari, also known as 'Carara', aged 53, born in Wicq (Switzerland), who was accused of stealing a large number of diamonds, pearls and other precious stones from the palace at Bruxelles, on the night of 25 - 26 september 1829. A survey of all process documents, including the indictment, a survey of the stolen pieces, all legal letters to and from legal council, all interrogations, the sentencing and verdict. Polari was found guilty of the crime and sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, he was also publicly displayed and humiliated for the duration of half an hour, having to carry a sign around his neck stating the crime.

Keywords: criminology criminal dutch law History Dutch gems

Price: EUR 375.00 = appr. US$ 407.57 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 7091