Trial Practice in Canon Law Gomez, Luis [d. 1545]. Milles de Souvigny, Jean, Editor. Commentarii in Iudiciales Regulas Cancellariae. Ioannis Millaei, Ac Aliorum Doctissimorum Virorum Adnotationibus Illustrati. Eiusdem, Utriusque Signaturae Compendium. Lyons: Apud Carolum Pesnot, 1575. [civ], 474 [i.e. 472] pp. Octavo (7" x 4-1/2"). Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin, early hand-lettered title to spine, early owner monogram black-stamped to front board with central panel featuring allegorical female figures titled "Fortitudo" and "Temperenc[e], "1583 black-stamped to rear board, which has a central panel featuring allegorical female figures titled "Iusticia" and "Prudentia," edges rouged. Some soiling, minor wear to spine ends and corners, small scuff to front board, front hinge starting. Toning, faint dampstaining in a few places, chip to p. 254 with minor loss to text, internally clean. A very appealing binding. $1,950. * Third edition. Gomez was the Bishop of Sarno, Italy. First published in 1540, Commentarii is a treatise on trial practice in canon law. Also a practical work, it describes the rules of practice in detail. All editions are scarce. OCLC locates 3 copies of the 1575 edition in North America (Harvard Law School, Library of Congress, University of Texas). Not in Adams. Palau, Manual del Librero Hispanoamericano 103.620.
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