Classic Treatise on Fideicommissum Pellegrini, Marcantonio [1530-1616]. Lonigius, Gasparus, Editor. De Fideicommissis Praesertim Universalibus, Tractatus Frequentissimus, M. Antonii Peregrini Patavini. Omnibus tam in Scholis, Qiuam in Causarum Foro Versantibus Admodum Utilis, Ac Pernecessarius. Ab Eodem Ultima hac Post Germanicam Editione, Summa Diligentia Recognitus, & Compluribus Additamentis Recenter Adauctus & Illustratus. Editio Undecima. In qua Novissime Additae sunt Notabilissimae Remissiones ad Consil. Tract. & Decis. Eiusdem Auctoris in Quolibet Articulo & Numero, Utilissime, & Accommodatissime tam in Consulendo, Quam in Iudicando, Cum Quibus Dilucidatur in Particulari Doctrina Universalis Tradida in hoc Eodem Frequentissimo Tractatu, Hoc. [cross] Signo Notatae. Auctore Gasp. Lonigo. Cum Summariis, Et Indice Locupletissimo. Venice: Apud Milochum, 1665. [lvi], 727 pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (13" x 8-1/2"). Contemporary mottled and varnished calf, gilt spine with raised bands and lettering piece. Moderate running, chipping to head of spine, corners bumped, front hinge cracked. Title page, with large woodcut device, printed in red and black. Moderate toning and faint dampstaining, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. $650. * Later edition. One of the most durable concepts in Roman law, fideicommissum involves situations in which something is committed to somebody's trust. It is central to the law concerning testators. First published in 1595, Pellegrini's treatise was a standard work in Northern Italy into the eighteenth century. (Its final edition was published in Venice in 1761.) Not in the British Museum Catalogue.
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