A Scarce Sixteenth-Century Commentary on the Institutes Bound With an Essay on the Art of Writing Letters Gremp von Freudenstein, Ludwig [1509-1583]. Analysis, Seu Resolutio Dialectica Quatuor Librorum Institutionum Imperialium: Una cum Quarundam Utilium Quaestionum Iuris Explicatione, Recognita, & Nitidior in Lucem nunc Iterum Emissa. Strassburg: Excudebat Theodosius Rihelius, . 393,  ff. [Bound with] Trachelaeus Statius, Franciscus. Ars Epistolica. Venice: Apud Petrum Bosellum, 1558. 14 ff. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4"). Contemporary limp vellum with lapped edges, ties lacking. Light soiling, spine somewhat darkened, front free endpaper lacking. Large woodcut printer devices to title pages. Light toning. Annotations and underlining in some places, interior otherwise clean. $1,950. * Analysis: third edition; Epistolica: only edition. Gremp von Freudenstein was a lawyer and state official who spent his professional life in Tubingen and Strassburg. A well-regarded commentary first published in 1567, Analysis, a study of the Institutes of Justinian, is a textbook commentary in question-and-answer form, following Justinian's Institutes book by book and title by title, paraphrasing, abridging, or adapting the text. It is equally interesting for its insights into the reception of Roman law at the end of the sixteenth century. Ars Epistolica is an essay on the art of writing letters. OCLC locates no copies of either title in North America. Analysis: Das Verzeichnis der im Deutschen Sprachbereich Erschienenen Drucke des 16. Jahrhunderts ZV552; Epistolica: Censimento Nazionale delle Edizioni Italiane del XVI Secolo CNCE67205.
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