Trial Practice in Canon Law Gomez, Luis [d. 1545]. [Milles de Souvigny (16th. c.)]. 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, 1583 black-stamped to rear, 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. $1,950. * Third edition. With indexes. 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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