Treatise on the Roman Law of Transfers by a Distinguished French Humanist Jurist Tiraqueau, Andre [1488-1588]. Zilleto, Giovanni Battista. De Iure Constituti Possessorii Tractatus. Cum Summariis Novissime Additis & Alphabetico Repertorio Io. Bap. Zilleti. Venice: [Apud Bartholomaeum Caesanum], 1551. 136,  ff. Octavo (5-3/4" x 3-3/4"). Later quarter vellum over marbled boards, lettering piece, gilt fillets and gilt ornaments to spine. Rubbing with some wear around edges and corners, small inkstain near foot of spine, small strip of paper excised from foot of title page. Large woodcut printer device and colophon, woodcut vignette of Tiraqueau lecturing at head of main text, woodcut decorated initials. Light toning to text, early underlining in a few places, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. A nice copy. $750. * Third edition. Tiraqueau was a distinguished humanist jurist and counselor to the Paris Parlement. First published in 1549, De Iure Constitututi Possessorii addresses the Roman law concerning the transfer of property. It went though five more editions, the last one in 1558. It was reissued in two later collected-works editions, Tractatus and Opera Omnia. Censimento Nazionale Delle Edizioni Italiane del XVI Secolo CNCE49628.
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