Masters of Legal Practice Panciroli, Guido [1523-1599]. Panciroli, Ottavio, Editor. De Claris Legum Interpretibus Libri Quatuor. Venice: Apud Marcum Antonium Brogiollum, 1637. [xiv], 509,  pp. Quarto (8" x 6"). Contemporary limp vellum, early hand-lettered title to spine. Light soiling, a few minor inkstains, corners and spine ends lightly bumped, worming to pastedowns and free endpapers with some damage to joints, section lacking from front free endpaper, a few signatures loose. Woodcut head-pieces and decorated initials. Some toning to text, a bit heavier in places. Early annotations to front pastedown, owner initials to foot of title page, interior otherwise clean. $1,250. * First edition. An interesting work on legal practiced based on biographical studies of notable lawyers from nations of the Holy Roman Empire. A respected work, it went through later editions in 1655 and 1721. Educated at the University of Padua, Panciroli taught there for most of his career. OCLC locates 1 copy in North America of this 1637 first edition at Harvard Law School. Camus, Bibliotheque Choisie des Livres de Droit 45.
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