Notable Sixteenth-Century Treatise on Trial Practice Oriano, Lanfranco da [d. 1488]. Vadi, Benedetto [16th. c.], Annotator. Descousu, Celser-Hugues [b. 1480], Annotator. Practica Iudiciaria Super Cap. Quoniam, De Probationibus, Lanfranci de Oriano I.C. Praeclarissimi: Insertis Benedicti Vadii & Celsi Hugonis Annotationibus. Accesserunt in hac Editione Reliqua Omnia Auctoris Opuscula, Quae de Iure Fecit, Quorum Catalogum Sequens Indicat Pagina. Omnibus Iudicibus, Advocatis, Notariis, Aliisque Practicae Oppido Quam Necessaria. Praeter Diligentem Recognitionem, Accesserunt Summaria, & Index Copiosus. Cologne: Apud Ioannem Gymnicum, 1592. [xxxvi], 829 [i.e. 831],  pp. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4"). Later vellum with lapped edges. Light rubbing and soiling, corners and spine ends bumped, vellum beginning to crack through rear pastedown. Woodcut decorated initials. Light toning to text, spark burns to a few leaves, internally clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. A well-preserved copy. $950. * Later edition. Based on the lecture notes of a law professor from the University of Padua, this treatise discusses trial practice, both civil and criminal, in Roman and canon law. This work was published posthumously in 1513. Well received, it went through numerous editions and issues in the sixteenth century and a final edition in 1673. All are scarce, however, in North America. For example, OCLC locates 1 copy of the 1592 imprint (at UC-Berkeley Law School). Adams, Catalogue of Books Printed on the Continent of Europe, 1501-1600 O263.
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