With a Notable Collection of Catalonian Decisions Cancer, Jaime [1520-1592]. Myr, D., Editor. Variae Resolutiones Iuris Caesarei, Pontificii, & Municipalis Principatus Cathaloniae, Hac Ultima Editione ab Ipso Auctore, Antequam e Vita Emigraret, Diligentissime Recognitae, & Altero Fere Tanto Auctiores Factae. Cum Summarijs, Hactenus Maxime Desideratis, & Indice Rerum Verborumque Locupletissimo. Cura & Desiderio D.D. Myr, Regiae Audientiae Doctoris Eximii, Auctoris Generi, in Lucem Emissae. Tournon: Sumptibus Laurentii Durand, 1635 (Parts 1 and 2); Lyons: Sumptibus Laurentii Arnaud, 1643 (Part 3). Three parts in two volumes, each with title page and individual pagination. [xvi], 435, ; [iv], 261 [i.e. 259], ; [viii], 440,  pp. A preliminary leaf in part 2 (*2) misbound after p. 12. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (13-3/4" x 9"). Contemporary calf, gilt rules enclosing central gilt panels with corner fleurons to boards, gilt spines with raised bands, marbled pastedowns, all edges gilt. Moderate rubbing to extremities, some wear and chipping to spine ends, corners bumped and somewhat worn, light rubbing and faint stains to boards. Title pages, each with large printer device, printed in red and black, large copperplate coat of arms at head of dedication, woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, occasional faint dampspotting and dampstaining, internally clean. Ex-library. Bookplates to front pastedowns, small inkstamps to preliminaries. $1,250. * Later edition. As the title states, this is an annotated collection of notable court decisions from the canon-law courts, the Holy Roman Empire and Catalonia. Several annotations compare the three systems. It was originally published in 1594-1608 as Variarum Resolutionum Iuris Caesarei, Pontificii, et Municipalis Principatus Cathaloniae. It went through several editions and issues, the last one in 1760. Complete copies of any edition are uncommon. Palau, Manual del Librero Hispano-Americano 41844.
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