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Opera Omnia, Cum Authoris Tractatu in Tit De Frigidis & Maleficiatis. Diego de Covarrubias y. Leyva.

Opera Omnia, Cum Authoris Tractatu in Tit De Frigidis & Maleficiatis..

Collected Works of the "Bartolus Hispanus" Covarrubias y Leyva, Diego de [1512-1577]. Brederode, Pieter Cornelis van [d. 1593], Editor. Uffel, Johann, Editor. Opera Omnia, Cum Authoris Tractatu in Tit. De Frigidis & Maleficiatis, Septem Quaestionibus Distincto, Quibus an Matrimonium cum hoc Impedimento Constare Possit, Accurate Explicatur. Multis in Locis a Cl. Ic. Cornelio Brederodio Auctus, Illustratus, Ut Passim Hac Nota [] Designatur; Accesserunt hac Postrema Editione Ioannis Uffeli Ic. Patricii Bruxellensis In Variarum Resolutionum Libros Notae Uberiores. Cum Duplici Indice, Capitum & Rerum Locupletissimo, Suis Numeris Restituto. Antwerp: Apud Viduam & Haeredes Petri Belleri, 1614. Two volumes bound as one. [xii], 610; [viii], 548, [69] pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (14-1/2" x 9-1/2"). Somewhat later three-quarter vellum over marbled boards, hand-lettered title to spine, edges rouged. Light soiling, moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to board edges and corners, some loss along junction of vellum and paper on rear board, a few minor wormholes to pastedowns. Title page of Volume I printed in red and black, large copperplate title vignettes, woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Light browning to text, somewhat heavier in places, small tear to head of title page. Faint early owner signatures and annotations to title page, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Small inkstamps to title pages, a few annotations to that of Volume I. A handsome copy of a scarce title. $1,250. * Later edition. Covarrubias y Leyva, Archbishop of Santa Domingo, later Bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo and of Segovia, was a canonist, theologian and leader of the Salamanca School. One of the foremost jurists of his time, he was called the "Bartolus Hispanus." Opera Omnia, the definitive collection of his work on Roman and canon law was first published in 1559 and went through numerous editions into the eighteenth century. Roberts says it was an important authority among Roman-Dutch jurists. Our edition is notable for its editorial contributions by Brederode, the notable Dutch jurist and diplomat. All editions are scarce in North America. OCLC locates 2 of the 1614 edition in North American law libraries (Columbia, Harvard). Roberts, A South African Legal Bibliography 97 (citing othe.

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