Claims and Liens Carocci, Vincenzo [fl. 1584]. De Excussione Bonorum in Civilibus et Criminalibus Causis Tractatus. Nunc Primum in Germania Reiectis Innumeris Mendis, Allegationibusque a Textu Characterum Varietate Distinctis, Correctius Editus. Frankfurt: Excudebat Ioannes Saurius, Impensis Petri Kopffii, 1597. [viii], 503,  pp. Octavo (5-3/4" x 4"). Contemporary vellum with lapped edges, early hand-lettered title to spine. Some soiling and shelfwear, another short work removed from rear of volume. Woodcut printer devices to title and recto of final leaf, woodcut head and tail-pieces. Light toning to text, early owner signature and small later inkstamp to margins of title page, interior otherwise clean. $950. * First German edition, published the same year as the first Venice edition. Carocci discusses the Roman law dealing with priorities of claims and liens. According to the title, this edition corrects numerous inaccuracies of the Venice edition. It was published at the expense of Peter Kopff, a notary in Frankfurt. A second edition was published in Venice in 1603. All are scarce. OCLC locates 3 copies of the 1597 imprints in North American law libraries, 2 of the Venice (UC-Berkeley, University of Michigan), 1 of the Frankfurt (Harvard). Verzeichnis der im Deutschen Sprachbereich Erschienenen Drucke des 16. Jahrhunderts C1192.
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