Law Dictionary by an Important Nineteenth-Century Mexican Statesman Montiel y Duarte, Isidro Antonio [1821-1891]. Vocabulario de Jurisprudencia. Mexico City: Imprenta de la v. e. Hijos de Murguia, 1878. 242,  pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (10-3/4" x 7-1/2"). Later quarter calf over cloth, raised bands and gilt title to spine. Light toning to text, light foxing to a few leaves. A remarkably well-preserved copy of a scarce title. $950. * Only edition. Montiel y Duarte was an important statesman and legal author. A practical work, his Vocabulario features concise definitions. The main text is followed by a brief bibliography of works consulted (Catalogo de los Codigos y Autores que se Consultaron para Formar este Vocabulario). OCLC locates 13 copies, 8 in North American law libraries (Columbia, Harvard, Library of Congress, LA-County, Tulane, UC-Berkeley, University of Michigan, UT-Austin). Clagett and Valderrama, A Revised Guide to the Law and Legal Literature of Mexico 431.
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