Popular Sixteenth-Century Study of Topics in Roman Law Claro, Giulio [1525-1575]. Tractatus de Testamentis, De Feudis, De Donationibus, De Iure Emphiteotico: Nunc ab Omnibus Erroribus Maxima Diligentia Emendati: Cum Summariis, & Repertoriis Omnium Quaestionum, Ac Incidenter Dictorum. Venice: Apud Franciscum Laurentinum, 1566. 8, , 243 ff. Octavo (6" x 4"). Contemporary limp vellum with yapp edges, faint early hand-lettered title to spine, later signature (Romatelli) to front cover, ties lacking. Light soiling, rubbing to extremities, insect damage to rear cover, front joint cracked, pastedowns loose. Large woodcut printer device to title page, woodcut decorated initials. Occasional early annotations and underlining. Toning, dampstaining in a few places, interior otherwise clean. $500. * Second edition. With indexes. First published in 1565, this popular work on wills, gifts, feudal writs, usury and other topics in Roman criminal and civil law went through numerous editions throughout Europe well into the eighteenth century. These four tracts were books 3-4 of the author's unfinished Sententiae Receptae. Claro was a Milanese jurist. OCLC locates one copy of this edition in North America (at the Library of Congress). Another copy located at Harvard Law School. This edition not in Adams. Censimento Nazionale delle Edizioni Italiane del XVI Secolo CNCE 12641.
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