With a Chained Binding and Endleaves Derived from a Papal Bull Relating to the English Crown Printed by Pynson in 1498 Tartagni, Alessandro [1424-1477]. Corte, Francesco [d. 1495], Annotations. Landriano, Bernardino de. [15th/16th. c.], Annotations. [Alexander de Imola in Prima(m) (et) Secunda(m). ff. Novi Parte(m). Cum Apostillis Doctissimo(rum) Doctorum Domini Fra(n)cisci de Curte (et) Bernardini de Landriano. Et cum Aliis Innumeris Additionibus per Dominum Antonium Franciscum de Doctoribus Patavinum Noviter Editis]. [Venice: Per Baptistam de Tortis, 1514]. 49, , 200; 106 ff. Two parts in one volume. Main text in parallel columns with side-notes. Folio 16-1/2" x 11" (42 x 28 cm). Contemporary chained binding, blind-paneled half-calf over beveled wooden boards, spine with raised bands, carefully restored at ends, brass clasp tabs present, pastedowns derived from 1498 papal bull printed by Richard Pynson, described below, recent bookseller description and owner bookplate (Hans Furstenberg) to front pastedown. Main title page printed in red, text in handsome rounded Gothic type, woodcut decorated initials throughout text, large woodcut printer device at ends of text. Light toning, faint dampstaining to margins in a few places, light foxing to a few leaves, early repairs to fore-edges of the first two leaves. Some leaves have annotations, interior otherwise clean. A handsome post-incunable volume with an interesting addition. $30,000. * Later edition. Tartagni, also known as Alexander de Tartagnis de Imola, was a professor of law at the University of Bologna and a leading member of the generation of jurists that followed Bartolus. Like his illustrious predecessor, he was the author of several important commentaries on the Code and books of the Digest. In Primam et Secundam. ff. Novi Partem addresses the first and second parts of the Digestum Novum (Books 39-45, Title 1). These books deal mostly with property and contracts. This copy is bound with most of a single-leaf, single-sided papal bull printed on vellum on 8 March 1498 by Richard Pynson. Issued by John Morton, Archbishop of Canterbury, it confirms the succession of Henry VII and his heirs and endorses his marriage to Elizabeth of York. The document is signed by t.
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