Notable Tracts on Canon, Feudal and Roman Law Rebuffi, Pierre [1487-1557]. Tractatus Varii. Extrema Authoris Manu Recogniti, Selectissimis Opusculis, Notis, & Summariis hac Postrema Editione Aucti, & Locupletati. Quorum Elenchum Pagina Quinta Indicabit. Lyon: Apud Haeredes Gulielmi Rouillii, Sub Scuto Veneto, 1600. [viii], 661, , 51, , 70,  pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (15" x 9-1/2"). Contemporary reversed calf, raised bands and early hand-lettered title to spine. Moderate rubbing and some stains and scuffing to boards, heavier rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends, sections of board edges and corners, joints and hinges cracked, boards secure, two early owner inscriptions to front pastedown. Title page printed in red and black. Moderate toning, somewhat heavier in places, faint dampstaining and minor worming to margins in a few places. A scarce title. $1,500. * Later edition. Rebuffi was the leading French canonist of the period, an auditor of the Rota Romana and the author of several important works, such as Praxis Beneficiorum (1584) and a commentary on De Verborum et Rerum Significatione (1576). First published in 1549, Tractatus Varii is a collection of tracts on canon, feudal and Roman law. It went through several later issues and editions into the mid-seventeenth century. Baudrier, Bibliographie Lyonnaise IX:466. Universal Short-Title Catalogue 146813.
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