Anastatic reprint of Ta-Tsing-Leu-Lee o Sia Leggi Fondamentali del Codice Penale della China,
stampato e promulgato a Pekin coll’autorità di tutti gl’Imperatori Ta-Tsing, della presente dinastìa.
Tradotto dal chinese da Giorgio Tommaso Staunton, membro della Società reale di Londra […]
Versione italiana […] 3 vols. (Milano: dalla Stamperia di Giovanni Silvestri agli Scalini del
Duomo n° 994, 1812), Italian translation of George Thomas Staunton, Ta Tsing Leu Lee; Being
the Fundamental Laws, and a Selection from the Supplementary Statutes of the Penal Code of China
(London: Cadell, 1810).
This anastatic edition is based on a high-resolution digital scanning of the original three-tome
octavo edition printed in Milan in 1812 by Giovanni Silvestri and currently owned by the Library
of Juridical Sciences of the University of Trieste (collocazione D.Pb.PE/01./B0015 (1-3),
(Inv. GDA 1971-1973).
For this print edition, the original typographic layout and grid format have been increased in
size. Pre-print digital amendments have been made only where paper deterioration was preventing
text readability. Editors have decided not to correct the original typographical errors.
EUT wishes to make clear that the original edition was not published by EUT, and the present
book is not being republished by, in association or collaboration with, or with the endorsement
or approval of, the original publisher or its successors in title.
This edition has been published thanks to the financial support of the PRIN 2015 research
project “Translating Worlds: Towards a Global History of Italian Culture (1450-1914)”,
Prot. 2015XW47P2, and of the Department of Humanities, University of Trieste.