Commentaries on the Code of Justinian by an Important Humanist Scholar Sichard, Johannes [1499-1552]. Hertzog, Samson, Editor. Sichardus Redivivus. Clarissimi Viri Ioannis Sichardi, Celeberrimi Iureconsulti Germani, Et in Alma Tubingensi Academia Quondam Ordinarii Iuris Civilis, Dictata & Praelectiones in Codicem Iustinianeum. Ex Collatione Operosa Manuscriptorum Codicum, Restitutis Primo quam Plurimis Haud Parvi Momenti Defectibus. Deinde Negativis Desideratis Additis: & Abundantibus Demtis. Tertio Amplius Quingentis Iurium Allegationibus Redintegratis. Quarto Sublatis Plusquam Mille Aliis Erratis, Hactenus non Animadversis. Nunc Demum Post Modianam Recognitionem et Anni LXXXVI. Editionem Francofurtensem, A Samsone Hertzog, Auctiores, & Emendatiores Editae. Opus Plane Frugiferum, Et Tam Foro, Quam Scholis (Quod Evidentialia Titulorum & Legum, Id Est, Vocabula & Phrases Artis Singulari Diligentia Excutiat,) Accommodatum. Cum Praefatione Amplissimi Collegii Facultatis Iuridicae in Predicta Academia; Necnon Summariis & Indice Locupletissimo. Frankfurt: Ex Officina Hoffmanniana, Sumtibus Ionae Rhodii, 1613-1614. [xx], 617, ; 12, , 641-1145 (i.e 1175),  pp. Two volumes in one book. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (14" x 8-1/2"). Contemporary paneled pigskin, raised bands to spine, ties lacking. Moderate rubbing to extremities with wear to head of spine, some soiling, a few nicks and scuffs, boards slightly bowed, front joint just starting at foot, corners bumped and lightly worn. Title page of Volume I printed in red and black, woodcut title-page devices, head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials, Volume I has large woodcut printer's device and colophon and, above the dedication, the arms of the Prince of Wurtemberg, dedicatory poem in Volume II followed by woodcut arms of Sichard. Moderate toning to text, light browning in places, occasional faint dampstaining to outer margins of fore-edges, light soiling to title page of Volume I, which has a few early owner signatures. Early underlining, brief annotations and other markings in a few places, interior otherwise clean. $2,000. * Third and final edition. Sichard, or Sichardt, was a notable German humanist and professor of law at the University of Tubingen. A pupil and protege of Ulrich Zasius, he was an outstanding editor and interpreter of Roman.
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