With Plates Depicting Executions Ramos del Manzano, Juan Francisco [d. 1668]. Tribonianus, Sive Errores Triboniani de Poena Parricidii in [Paragraph Symbol] Alia Deinde Lex 6. Inst. De Publicis Judiciis. Academica Analecta. Leiden: Apud Janssonios Vander Aa., 1728. [xxxii], 384,  pp. Three copperplates, two folding. Copperplate text illustrations. Quarto (9-1/2" x 7-1/2"). Recent period-style paneled calf, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Title page, with large copperplate vignette, printed in red and black, copperplate title page with architectural border. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in places, small faint stains to one of the plates, internally clean. A handsome copy. $1,500. * Third edition. A notable commentary on the sections of the Institutes dealing with parricide. Tribonium was the principal author of this section. As the title indicates, Ramos argues that some of his points are erroneous. The three plates depict execution scenes. First published in 1628, this book went through four editions, the last in 1752. All editions are scarce. OCLC locates 7 copies of the third edition in North America, 4 in law libraries (Columbia, Harvard, UC-Berkeley, Yale). Roberts, A South African Legal Bibliography 252.
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