Early Printing of Uruguay's Civil Code [Uruguay]. Codigo Civil de la Republica Oriental del Uruguay. Paris: Rosa Bouret, 1871. xxiii, 542 pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5"). Contemporary quarter morocco over pebbled cloth with blind-stamped panels, large gilt arms of Uruguay to front board, Raised bands, gilt title and gilt ornaments to spine, marbled edges and endpapers. Moderate rubbing to extremities with light wear to spine ends and joints, corners bumped, cracks to text block between front free endpapers and adjacent endleaves. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in places, internally clean. Ex-library. Location label to spine, small inkstamp to title page. A nice copy of a rare title. $450. * Second edition. With index. Originally published on 1 January 1868, this code is based, for the most part, on the Chilean Civil Code, the Spanish Civil Code and the Code Napoleon, with material drawn from with Roman, canon and Spanish law. OCLC locates 2 copies worldwide, neither in North America.
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