Treatise on Possession and Interdict in Roman Law Bound With a Commentary on the First Constitution of the Papal States Boccacci, Virginio [d. 1596]. Tractatus de Interdicto Uti Possidetis, Sive De Manutentione in Possessionem: Continens Quaestiones Utiles in Praxi, & Theorica, Quae Versis Paginis Indicantur. Nunc Primum in Lucem Editus, Cum Summariis, & Indice Rerum, Ac Verborum Locupletissimo. Macerata: Ex Typographia Sebastiani Martellini, 1581. [viii], 198,  pp. [Bound with] Boccacci, Virginio. Annotationes cum Additionibus in Constitutione Aegidiana, Seu L. Unica C. Si de Mom. Poss. Fuer. Appel. Nunc Primum in Lucem Editae, Quae Autem Contineantur in Additionibus, Post Sequentem Paginam Demonstrabitur. Adiecto Insuper Indice Rerum, Ac Verborum Locupletissimo. Macerata: Ex Typographia Sebastiani Martellini, 1581. [viii], 88,  pp. Quarto (8-1/4" x 6"). Nineteenth-century quarter vellum over marbled boards, edges colored green. Gilt fillets and calf lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Light soiling to spine, some rubbing to extremities with minor wear. Title page of first title printed in red and black, woodcut decorated initials. Faint dampstaining to a few leaves, occasional light browning and foxing. Underlining and inkstains to some leaves, interior otherwise clean. $1,500. * First edition (Tractatus); Only edition (Annotationes). The first title discusses interdictions and actions. A popular work, it was reissued several times well into the eighteenth century. The second work is a commentary on the Constitutiones Sanctae Matris Eccleasiae, also known as the Constitutiones Aegidianae. This document, the first constitution of the Papal States, was adopted in 1357 and remained in force until 1816. Though bibliographically distinct, these titles appear to have been issued together. OCLC locates 3 copies of the 1581 Tractatus in North American law libraries (Duke, Library of Congress, Yale), 4 copies of Annotationes (Harvard, Library of Congress, UC-Berkeley, Yale). Censimento Nazionale Delle Edizioni Italiane del XVI Secolo (EDIT 16) CNCE 6218, 6219.
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