Consilia by a Humanist Advisor to Pope Clement VII Ferretti, Giulio [1480-1547]. Consilia et Tractatus Quorum Tabulam Secunda Pagina Indicat. Cum Summariis, & Copiosissimo Omnium Materiarum Indice, Nunc Primum in Lucem Veniunt. Venice: Apud Avantium, 1562. [iv], 48, 219,  ff. Main text in parallel columns. Quarto (8-1/2" x 6-1/2"). Contemporary limp vellum with lapped edges, hand-lettered title to spine. Some darkening to spine, minor chipping to head, a few small cracks along joints, hinges reinforced, vellum just beginning to crack through pastedowns, partial crack to text block between front endleaf and title page, a few other partial cracks elsewhere. Some toning, faint dampstaining in a few places, internally clean. $1,500. * Only edition. Ferretti was a member of the College of Jurisconsults during the papacy of Clement VII [1478-1534]. This volume collects 31 of his canon-law consilia (analyses of disputed legal points, usually submitted by a judge). This volume was reissued in 1563. OCLC locates 3 copies of this imprint, 5 of the 1563 reissue. Copies located in North America at UC-Berkeley, which has the 1562 imprint, and the Library of Congress and University of Illinois, which have the 1563 imprint, and Harvard Law School, which has both. Not in Pazzaglini and Hawks. Censimento Nazionale delle Edizioni Italiane del XVI Secolo CNCE 18857.
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