A Durable Treatise on Leases and Tenancy Pacioni, Pietro [17th c.]. De Locatione, et Conductione. Tractatus. In Quo non Solum Agitur in Genere de Contractu Locationis, & Omnibus ad Eum Pertinentibus, Sed Etiam in Specie de Locatione Operarum, Ac Singularum Rerum, Tam Laicalium, Quam Ecclesiasticarum, Casusque Indiuidui Passim Inseruntur. Cum Tribus Indicibus, Capitulorum Uno, Argumentorum, Seu Materiarum Altero, Verborum, & Sententiarum Tertio Locupletissimo. Rome: Typis, & Sumptibus Nicolai Angeli Tinassii, 1677. [xxxvi], 830,  pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (13" x 8-1/2"). Contemporary calf, raised bands, gilt ornaments and lettering piece to spine, hinges mended. Light rubbing and a few minor nicks to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities with minor wear to spine ends, corners bumped, Attractive copperplate armorial title-page device, woodcut decorated initials, head-pieces and tail-pieces. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places. Somewhat later annotations to front free endpaper, small early owner inkstamp to foot of title page, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. A nice copy. $650. * First edition. A remarkably durable work, Pacioni's comprehensive treatise on leases, tenancy, contracts and related subjects in Roman and canon law went through eight later editions, the last in 1840. All editions are scarce. OCLC locates 3 copies of the first edition in North American law libraries (Columbia, Georgetown, Harvard). British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 19:185.
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