Notable Decisions of the Rota Romana with Regulations of the Apostolic Chancery Bosqueto, Barnardus [d. 1371], Commentary. Fastolus, Thomas [fl. 1338-1361], Commentary. Molendino, Johannes de, Commentary. Decisiones Rote Nove ac Antique: Cu[m] Additionibus & Casibus: Ubiisq[ue] et Regulis Cancellarie Apostolice: Nuper Diligentilima Recognite & A Mendis Expurgate. [Lyons: Per Jacobum Myt Chalcographum, 1521]. [x], 116, 90, , 91-165 ff. Main text in parallel columns. Quarto 7-3/4" x 5-1/2" (19 x 14 cm). Contemporary paneled calf with elaborate tooling, raised bands to spine, fragments of thong ties. Light rubbing and some worm holes to boards, chipping to spine ends, joints starting at ends, corners worn, hinges cracked, considerable worming to pastedowns and endleaves, minor worming to lower margin of title page and following few leaves and final three leaves of text (fols. 163-165). Title page, featuring a woodcut vignette of a lawyer, a judge and a member of the Apostolic Chancery printed in red and black within a woodcut architectural border, woodcut decorated initials. Moderate toning to text, faint dampspotting in places, faint dampstaining to margins of title page and some other leaves, spark burns and early pen marks in a few places. $1,750. * Later edition. A collection of four sets of decisions by the Rota Romana and two sets of regulations for the Apostolic Chancery, which regulated practice and procedure. The decisions cover the period 1376 to 1381. The Chancery regulae are those of Sixtus IV, promulgated in 1482, and Innocent VIII, promulgated in 1491. This 1521 imprint is based on the 1496 Venice edition printed by the de Gregoriis for Fontana. This work went through several editions, but all are scarce. OCLC locates 10 copies of the 1521 Lyons edition, 2 in North America (University of Kansas, UNC-Chapel Hill). Universal Short-Title Catalogue 155536.
Book number 66601