Digest of Rulings by Matteo D'Afflito Ursilli, Cesare [16th. Cent.]. [D'Afflito, Matteo (c.1450-c.1529)]. Aureae Iurium Addictiones, Annotationes, & Quaedam Advertentiae, Cum Quibusdam Novis Decisionibus Casibusque in Facto Contingentibus ad Decisiones Sacri Consilii D. Matthei de Afflicto. Assito Repertorio Amplissimo Rerum Omnium per Ordinem Alphabeti. Cum Privilegio Anno XV. Venice: Expensis D. Iacobi Anelli de Maria, 1576. [viii], 612,  pp. Main text printed in parallel columns. Quarto (8" x 6"). Contemporary quarter patterned paper over contrasting paper boards, early hand-lettered title to bottom edge. Some rubbing with light wear to extremities, front hinge starting. Large woodcut printer device to title page, woodcut initials. Early owner annotation to front pastedown, early signature to title page, a few brief underlinings and check marks to text. Inkspots to edges, faint finger smudges and stains to a few leaves, interior otherwise fresh. $2,000. * Second edition. With index. First published in 1568, this is a digest of Neapolitan cases decided by Matteo D'Afflito, an important jurist, royal official and author of notable Tractatus de Jure Protomiseos (1544). KVK locates 2 copies of this edition, 4 copies of all editions. 1 copy located in North America (at Harvard Law School). Not in Adams or the British Museum Catalogue.
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