A Standard Work for Several Generations of Lawyers Negusanti, Antonio [1465-1528]. Tractatus de Pignoribus et Hypothecis. Amendis Quibus Scatebat Diligenter Recognitus. Adiecta Sunt Summaria et Index Copiosus. Cologne: Apud Ioannem Gymnicum, 1589. [xlvi], 744 (i.e. 704) pp. Octavo (7" x 4-1/4"). Contemporary limp vellum, loop ties to front board, catches missing from rear, endpapers renewed. Light soiling and edgewear, front hinge starting, a few cracks to text block. Light browning to text, faint dampstaining in places, spark burns to a few leaves. Early owner signatures to title page, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. An appealing copy. $450. * Later edition. Negusanti's treatise on pledges and mortgages in Roman law was a standard work for several generations of lawyers throughout Europe. The first edition was published in 1526. Several issues and editions followed, with the last being published in 1736. Verzeichnis der im Deutschen Sprachbereich Erschienenen Drucke des 16. Jahrhunderts N468.
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