A Notable Study of German Feudal and Customary Law Stryk, Samuel [1640-1710]. Examen Juris Feudalis, Ex Novissimis Ejus Interpretibus in Gratiam Auditorum Collectum, Ac Methodo Institutionum Dispositum. Accessit Appendix Solennium, Quibus Hodie Apud Imp. Principes Investiuntur, Subjuncta Taxa Dignitatum in Imperio & Vasallagiis. Editio IX. Multo Auctior. Cum Privilegiis Special. Sereniss. Regum Poloniae et Borussiae. Frankfurt: Impensis Jermiae Schrey, & Joh. Christoph. Hartmanni, 1710. [xxi], 530,  pp. Title page preceded by copperplate pictorial title page. 12mo. (5-1/4" x 3"). Contemporary calf, gilt spine with raised bands, patterned endpapers. Some rubbing to boards and extremities with wear to corners. Title page printed in red and black facing added pictorial title page featuring a seated monarch, possibly Frederick William I of Prussia, as a figure of justice. Moderate toning, slightly heavier in places, light foxing to a few leaves, "Vi94" in early hand to front pastedown. $650. * Later edition. Stryk was an important German jurist who helped to develop German law from native sources rather than from received Roman law. First published in 1675, the Examen Juris Feudalis, a study of Germanic feudal and customary law, is one of his principal works. Das Verzeichnis Deutscher Drucke des 18. Jahrhunderts 10209239.
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