Encyclopedic Study of the Legal System of Liege Mean, Charles de [1604-1674]. Louvrex, Mathias Guillaume de, Editor. Observationes et Res Judicatae ad Jus Civile Leodiensium, Aliarumque Gentium, Canonicum et Feudale. Liege: Typis Everardi Kints, 1740. Parts I-IV [of VIII]. Two volumes. Main text printed in parallel columns. Folio (15" x 9-1/4"). Contemporary tree calf, gilt spines with raised bands and lettering pieces, marbled endpapers, edges rouged. Moderate rubbing, wear to extremities, boards beginning to separate but still secure. Volume I has copperplate allegorical frontispiece, dedication preceded by copperplate portrait, title pages printed in red and black. Attractive woodcut head-pieces and decorated initials. Interior notable fresh. $100. * Third edition. Originally published between 1652 and 1668, this is an encyclopedic study of the legal system of Liege. An important work, it went though three subsequent editions, the fourth and final in 1740-41. Dekkers, Bibliotheca Belgica Juridica 114 (1).
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