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De Privilegiis Creditorum Tractatus Absolutissimus In Quo Celebriores. Nonio Acosta, Nonnius.

De Privilegiis Creditorum Tractatus Absolutissimus In Quo Celebriores.

Scarce Treatise on Debtor and Creditor Acosta, Nonio (Nonnius) [17th. c.]. De Privilegiis Creditorum Tractatus Absolutissimus In Quo Celebriores, Et In Usu Forensi Frequentiores Quaestiones de Praeferentiis Creditorum Discutiuntur, & Solidissima Doctrina Resoluuntur, Et Signanter Agitur De Privilegiis Creditorum in Genere, De Creditoribus, Qui Iure Dominii, & Proprietatis Ressuas Repetunt, De Iis, Qui Praeter Hypothecam, & Ius Reale Etiam ex Personali Privilegio Ius Prioritatis, Vel Praelationis Habent, Quales Sunt Dos, Fiscus, & Qui ad Refectionem, Conservationem, Vel Emptionem Rei Pecuniam Mutuo Dederunt... Et Generaliter de Universa Creditorum Materia, & Singulorum Iure, & Privilegio, Prioritate, & Potioritate Late Agitur, & Plures Affines Quaestiones Claro, & Eleganti Methodo Late Discutiuntur, & Quicquid a Multis Sparsim Scriptum Suit, Hic Summo Studio, & Pleno Calamo Collectum, Digestum, Ampliatum, & Novis Doctrinus Elucidatum Absoluitur. Rome: Sumptibus Josephi Corvi, 1661. [xvi], 334 [i.e.454], [26] pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (13" x 9"). Contemporary vellum, raised bands, early rebacking and lettering piece to spine, early calligraphic title to bottom edge of text block. Light rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, boards slightly bowed, front free endpaper lacking, hinges cracked but secure. Title page printed in red and black, woodcut head-pieces and decorated initials, large woodcut printer device to verso of final leaf. Toning to text, occasional light browning, faint dampspotting in a few places. Later owner signature to foot of title page, interior otherwise clean. $950. * Second edition. A comprehensive treatise on debtor's obligations and creditor's rights in Roman, canon and civil law. It seems to have been a well-respected and durable work. First published in 1642, it went through three more editions, the last in 1739. All are scarce today. OCLC locates 3 copies of the 1661 edition in North American law libraries (Columbia, Harvard, Library of Congress). Not in Roberts or the British Museum Catalogue.

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