A Standard Canon-Law Treatise on Punishment Tesauro, Carlo Antonio [1587-1655]. Giraldi, Ubaldo [1692-1775], Editor. De Poenis Ecclesiasticis Praxis Absoluta et Universalis. Iam Primum in Duas Partes Distributa Nunc Notis, Et Accessionibus Earumdem Poenatum ab Anno MDCLIII. ad Usque MDCCLX. Inflictarum Locupletata ab Adm. R.P. Ubaldo Giraldi a S. Cajetano. Opus Diligenter Revisum, Emendatumque, Ac Propositionibus ab Apostolica Sede Proscriptis Auctum. Padua: Typis Seminarii, 1761. [iv], 361 pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (13-1/2" x 9"). Contemporary vellum, gilt-stamped title to spine, edges rouged, pastedowns renewed. A few minor smudges to rear board, corners and spine ends bumped. Title page printed in red and black. Light toning to text, minor stains to a few leaves, light soiling to title page. Later owner signature to front free endpaper, interior otherwise clean. A handsome copy. $950. * Later edition. First published in 1640, this treatise on punishments by a Jesuit canonist went through at least six editions. It was a standard work into the final decades of the nineteenth century. Not in the Canon Law Collection of the Library of Congress.
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