Rare Treatise on Civil Procedure in the Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia Castelli, Giuseppe Antonio. Le Disposizioni del Regolamento Generale del Processo Civile in Armonia tra Loro ed in Riscontro Cogli Altri Codici, Colle Patenti Sovrane, Auliche Risoluzioni, Notificazioni e Circolari Governative e Colle Sentenze de' Tribunali Superiori. Milan: Dalla Tipografia Rivolta, 1828. [xii], 380 pp., about 300 blank interleaves. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5"). Contemporary three quarter marbled sheep over marbled boards, lettering piece, gilt fillets and gilt title to spine, speckled edges, later annotation and bookplate to front pastedown. Some toning, faint dampspotting in places, internally clean. An attractive copy. $950. * First edition. A thorough treatise on civil procedure of the kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia. Established by the Congress of Vienna in 1815, this northern Italian kingdom was part of the Austrian Empire. Lombardy was annexed to the Sardinia in 1859 and the kingdom ceased to exist when the rest of its territory was annexed to the Kingdom of Italy in 1866. As indicated by this treatise, its legal system was a mixture of Italian, French and Austrian sources. A second edition was published in 1832. No copies located on OCLC. KVK locates a few copies of both editions, all in Italy. Not in the British Museum Catalogue.
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