Cesare Lombroso (1835 – 1909), an Italian criminologist and physician, attempts to find answers to controversial questions in regard to female criminality in this extensive research that he conducted together with criminologist Ferrero.
First Russian edition; 8vo (22.5 x 15.8 cm). 477, 3 pp., including title, 14 tables & plates, 7 pp. index; spotting to pp. 108-115, some greasing at the upper right corner on pp. 439-468. Leather spine over marbled boards; rebacked, corners bumped.
Provenance: Boris Aleksandrovich Makhatadze (inscription in ink to upper fly leaf, stamp to title).