Hire and Leases in Roman Law Carocci, Vicenzo [16th/17th Cent.]. Tractatus Locati et Conducti, In quo Exacte de Pensionibus, Fructibus, Caducitatibus, Remissionibus, Salariis & Similibus, Nova, Quotidiana & Practicabilis Materia Pertractatur. Hac Tertia, Et Postrema Editione ab Ipso Authore Maximo cum Labore, Diligentia, & Studio, Variis, & Prope Innumerabilibus Quaestionibus Utilibus, & in Practica Frequentibus, & Quotidianis Ornatus, Auctus, & Summopere Illustratus, Ita (Ut Quae Asterisco Insignita, & Parenthesi Quadam a Veteribus Seiuncta Sunt) Penultimae Editione Noviter Instar Auctarii Accesserint, Prout Priores Ambas Editiones cum hac Tertia Conferenti Luce Meridiana Clarius Apparebit. Venice: Apud Ioannem Baptistam & Ioan. Bernardum Sessam, 1597. [xviii], 286 ff. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (12-1/2" x 8-1/2"). Contemporary limp vellum, early hand-lettered title to spine, endpapers renewed. Light soiling, a few stains to boards, joints just starting at foot, a few cracks to spine, a bit of wear to corners. Title page, with large woodcut Sessa device, printed in red and black, woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Some toning to text, faint dampstaining in a few places, a few worm holes to title page and following leaf, lower corners of preliminaries somewhat worn. Early owner signatures to title page, early underlining and check marks in a few places, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. $450. * Third (stated) edition, actually the fourth. First published in 1584, this treatise on hire, leases and other types of contracts in Roman law went though at least eight editions; it was still an authority in the late seventeenth century. Few copies of any edition are held by North American law libraries. Regarding our 1597 edition, OCLC locates 1 (at Yale). Censimento Nazionale delle Edizioni Italiane del XVI Secolo CNCE9673.
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