A Scarce Treatise on Theft Bonifacio, Giovanni [1547-1635]. Tractatus de Furtis, In Quo Contrectationum Alienarumque Rerum Occupationum Materia Universa Examinatur, Complures Leges Venetae Commemorantur Quidque in Praxi Observandum Sit Demonstratur; Iudicibus, Advocatis, Atque Adeo Omnibus Legum Studiosis Utilissimus & Incundissimus, Quorum Usui Textum ab Allegationibus, Characterum Diversitate Distinximus. Cum Summariis ac Indice Rerum Verborumque Copiosissimo. Frankfurt: Typis Iohannis Friderici Weissii Apud Petrum Hauboldum, 1646. [viii], 550.  pp. Octavo (6" x 4"). Later speckled vellum, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Light rubbing to extremities, corner slightly bumped, owner bookplate to front pastedown. Woodcut title-page device, head-piece and tail-piece. Moderate toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, some leaves have dampstaining and light foxing, owner signature dated 1718 in tiny hand to foot of title page. A nice copy of a scarce title. $1,250. * Third and final edition. This treatise on theft in Roman and civil law, a topic that includes rape, adultery, fraud and piracy, was first published in 1599. The author was a Venetian, but his text was aimed at a pan-European audience. All editions of this work are scarce. OCLC locates 1 copy of this title in North America at the Library of Congress, which has a copy of the third edition. Verzeichnis der im Deutschen Sprachraum Erschienenen Drucke des 17. Jahrhunderts 3:621453H.
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