An Important Paduan Jurist Menochio, Giacomo [1532-1607]. De Arbitrariis Iudicum Quaestionibus et Causis, Libri Duo, Varia, Recondita, Perfectaque Eruditione Referti, & Omnibus, Iudicia Prefertim Exercentibus, Oppido Quam Necessarii: Universam Enim Iuris Tractationem Quae a Iudicum Arbitrio Atque Potestate Pendet, Complectuntur. Nunc Demum Multis in Locis Restituti, & A Quamplurimis Mendis Vindicati, Hacq; Omnium Postrema Auctoris Recognitione, Multarum Rerum Auctione Illustrati, & Locupletati, Quas his Notis [Pointing Hand] Inclusimus. Accessit Praeterea Libro Secundo Centuria Quinta, Eiusdem Authoris Solertia Recens Conscripta, Centum Cases Iudicibus Arbitrarios Continens, In Qua Multa, Quae ad Quotidianum Usum Forensem Spectant, Dilucidissime Pertractantur. Adiecta sunt Summaria, Indicesque Duo Copiosi, Argumentorum Unus, Alter Verborum, Rerum, Sententiarumque Insignium. Venice: Ad Signum Concordiae, [Apud Franciscum de Franciscis], 1590. [lxx], 352 ff; [xxxii], 139 pp. Two volumes in one. Main text printed in parallel Columns. Folio (12-1/2" x 8-1/2"). Later calf, gilt double frames with corner fleurons to boards, gilt spine with raised bands and lettering piece, speckled edges, marbled endpapers. Some rubbing, chipping to spine ends, front board detached, rear boards beginning to separate. Large woodcut printer devices to title pages. Some toning, light soiling to first title page, minor worm holes to margins of a few leaves with no loss to text. Ex-library. Early location labels to spine, small blindstamp to title page and a few other leaves. A nice copy. $950. * Final edition, corrected. With index. Editorial changes noted with pointing hands (manicules) in margins. Highly regarded in his time, Menochio was a professor of law at the University of Padua. This volume is a collection of writings dealing with judges, judicial discretion and civil procedure, actions and defenses in Roman law. It was first published in 1569 and went through seven subsequent editions. OCLC locates 3 copies of this imprint (at Harvard and UC-Berkeley Law Schools and the University of Kansas). Censimento Nazionale delle Edizioni Italiane del XVI Secolo (EDIT16) CNCE 24943.
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