Seventeenth-Century Canon Law in Central Italy [Orte, Italy]. Gozzadini, Angelo. Constitutiones, Et Decreta Edita in Prima Dioecesana Synodo Civitatis Hortanae ab Angelo Gozadino, Civitatis Hortanae & Castellanae ad Inuicem Canonice Perpetuo Unitarum Episcopo, Celebrata Die Ultima Maii, 1. & 2. Mensis Iunii Anno Domini, 1626. Roncilioni: Apud Franciscum Mercurium, 1627. [xxii], 155, , [blank], 111,  pp. Two parts, each with title page and separate pagination. Signatures M and N of Second part (pp. 89-96) bound in reverse order. Quarto (8-1/4" x 6-1/4"). Contemporary vellum, faint early hand-lettered title to front board, fragment of lettering piece early hand-lettered shelf number to foot of spine. Light soiling and a few minor stains, some wear to fore-edges, vellum just beginning to crack through pastedowns, which have negligible worming. Title page of first part has handsome woodcut architectural frame, second part has typographical border and vignette, woodcut colophon, head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Early annotations to verso of front free endpaper and title page, interior otherwise clean. $1,500. * Only edition. Orte is a city in central Italy near Rome. This is a compilation of its local diocesan law. Also included are forms and information about costs. The second part is entitled Sequuntur Edicta in Synodo Dioecesana Prima Civitatis Hortanae Anno 1626 Edita: Nec no Formularium Super Expeditionibus Collationum Ordinum, Beneficiorum, Causar[um] Matrimoniali[ium], Criminali[ium], & Diversorum Negotiorum pro Faciliori Notariorum, Cancellariorum, & Aliorum Intelligentia: Cum Taxa civili, & Criminali. OCLC locates no copies in North America (but we located one at UC-Berkeley Law School). Not in the British Museum Catalogue.
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