1675 Treatise on Laws Governing the Church Calendar Cala, Cesare. Cala, Carlo, Editor. Tractatus Absolutissimus de Feriis, Solennibus, Repentinis, Et Indictis. Et qui Actus Iuridici Valeant Tempore Feriarum Explicari. Quibus Feriis Renunciari. Et in Quibus Causis Feriarum Exceptio Possit Opponi. Opus Posthumum, In Cuius Quinta Quaestione Centum, & Altera Fallentiis Exornatur, & Limitatur Regula, Quod Quisque Potest Favori Suo Renunciare; Impressum Opera, Et Sumptibus Illustriss. D.D. Caroli Cala. Naples: Typis Novelli de Bonis Typograph. Archiep., 1675. [xviii], 590,  pp. Folio (12-1/4" x 8"). Contemporary vellum, raised bands and faint early hand-lettered title to spine. Light rubbing to extremities, a few minor scuffs to boards, corners bumped, scattering of tiny worm holes to spine, minor worming to front pastedown, early owner inscription to front free endpaper. Light toning to text, occasional light foxing, moderate toning and light browning in places. $1,850. * Only edition. The work of a Neapolitan lawyer, this curious canon-law treatise examines the laws governing the liturgical year. It covers such topics as the punishment of illegal acts committed during holidays and the authority to set the dates of liturgical events. OCLC locates 7 copies, 1 in North America (Library of Congress). Not in Camus or the British Museum Catalogue.
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