Rare Treatises On Poor Laws and Possession Novario, Giovanni Antonio. Tractatus de Miserabilium Personarum Privilegiis, In Quo Complures Singulares Materiae ad Earum Favorem in Usu Forensi Quotidianae, & Frequentes, Tum Iuxta Iuris Communis, Quam Municipalis Regni Dispositionem, Supremorum Totius Orbis Tribunalium, Placita Accurate, Exacteq; Dilucidantur: Opus Sane Practicabile, Curiosum, Necessarium, & Utile. Naples: Ex Typographia Dominici Maccarani, 1637. [xxvi], 228, , 97,  pp. Main text in parallel columns. [Bound with] Barbato, Orazio. De Restitutorio Interdicto ac de Revocanda Possessione Liber Singularis: Ad Intellectum Reg. Pragm. Regni Neap. Incipientis, Assistentiam, Sub Titulo De Assistentia Praestanda. In quo Praeter Huberem Tractatum, Obligationis Bonoru[m], Pacti de Capiendo Constituti, Excussionis, Ac Hypothecariae, Nihilum Pene Desiderari Potest in Materia, Quin Luculenter, Copioseq[ue] Tractetur. Naples: Per Iacobum Gaffarum, 1537 [i.e. 1637]. [ii], 212,  pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (12-1/2" x 8"). Contemporary reversed calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands and calf lettering piece to spine, early repair to head. A few scuffs and some worming to boards, corners worn, spine heavily abraded, boards just beginning to separate, but secure. Title page of Miserabilium printed in red and black. Moderate toning, faint dampspotting in a few places, a few minor worm holes at gutter of text block. $750. * Tractatus de Miserabilium: third edition; De Restitutorio Interdicto: second and final edition. This volume collects two works. The first of these, Tractatus de Miserabilium is a treatise on canon and Neapolitan laws concerning the poor. It was first published in 1623 and went through several editions into the eighteenth century. The second work, De Restitutorio Interdicto is a study of possessory actions and restitution in Roman and Neapolitan law. Its first edition was published in 1624. In all editions, copies of both titles are rare. OCLC locates 10 copies of the 1637 edition of Tractatus de Miserabilium, none in North America, and 6 copies of the 1637 edition of De Restitutorio Interdicto, 3 in North America (GWU Law School, Harvard Law School, UC-Berkeley Law School). Neither title.
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