Critical Philological Essays Robert, Jean [fl. 1569-1590]. Animadversionum Iuris Civilis Libri Tres. Paris: Apud Aegidium Beys, 1580. [viii], 124 [i.e. 120] ff. Quarto (9" x 6-3/4"). Contemporary limp vellum, early hand-lettered titles to spine and foot of text block, ties lacking. Some rubbing to extremities, chipping to spine, corners bumped and creased, hinges starting, some wear to edges of endleaves. Woodcut printer device, head-piece and decorated initials. Negligible small worm holes to front free endpaper and title page, faint dampstaining to margins, light foxing. Early annotations to front cover and front free endpaper. A solid copy of an important title. $2,500. * First edition. This important collection of critical philological essays played an important role in contemporary French debates about the chronology of Roman law. Robert was a professor of law at the University of Orleans. OCLC locates 7 copies worldwide. 4 copies located in North America (at the Emory Theological Library, George Washington University Law School, the Library of Congress and UC Berkeley Law Library). Not in Adams or Camus. National Library of Scotland, Short-Title Catalogue of Foreign Books Printed up to 1600 308.
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