Preferred Edition of Peru's First Commercial Code [Peru]. [Commercial Law]. Codigo de Comercio de la Republica del Peru. Lima: Imprenta del Estado, 1875. 231 pp. Octavo (7-3/4" x 5"). Contemporary quarter morocco over marbled boards, gilt title to spine. Moderate rubbing to extremities, some toning to text, internally clean. Ex-library. Location label to spine, bookplate to front pastedown, small inkstamp to title page. $350. * Second and final edition. Peru's first commercial code was adopted in 1852 and put into force, and issued in print, in 1853. Clagett says the first edition is riddled with errors and cites the 1875 printing as the preferred edition. OCLC locates 5 copies in North American law libraries (Harvard, LA County, Library of Congress, UC-Berkeley, University of Michigan). Clagett, A Guide to the Law and Legal Literature of Peru 41.
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