Scarce Spanish Textbook on the Institutes with an Unusual Format Jugla y Font, Antonio. Jus Civile Abbreviatum Redactum: Ad Definitiones, Distinctiones & Quaestiones, Clare & Breviter Definitas, & Singulos Institutionum, Seu Elementorum Justiniani Principis Libros, Ac Titulos, Breviter Atque Perspicue Persequentes, & Enucleantes. Madrid: [S.n.], 1796. [viii], [vi], 178 pp. Octavo (5-3/4" x 3-3/4"). Contemporary tree calf, gilt fillets and lettering piece to spine, Light wear to corners, chipping to spine ends, front hinge starting, early owner bookplate, signatures and doodles to front free endpaper (with a bit of offsetting to pastedown). Light foxing, light toning to text, discoloration to text in a few places, faint dampstaining to a few leaves. An attractive copy. $750. * Third and final edition. First published in 1775, this is a textbook on Roman law based on the Institutes of Justinian. Each section is condensed into a few sentences arranged as a series of questions and answers. In many cases, these are followed by references. OCLC locates 1 copy of the first edition in North America (at the Library of Congress), 4 copies of the 1796 edition (UC-Berkeley Law School, University of Colorado Law School, Vanderbilt University, Yale Law School). Another copy dated 1785 located at Harvard Law School. Palau, Manual del Librero Hispanoamericano 125857.
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