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Oeuvres Posthumes de Maitre Louis d'Hericourt, Avocat au Parlement. Louis d' Hericourt du Vatier.
Oeuvres Posthumes de Maitre Louis d'Hericourt, Avocat au Parlement.
Oeuvres Posthumes de Maitre Louis d'Hericourt, Avocat au Parlement.

Oeuvres Posthumes de Maitre Louis d'Hericourt, Avocat au Parlement.

The Leading French Canonist of His Time Hericourt du Vatier, Louis d' [1687-1752]. Oeuvres Posthumes de Maitre Louis d'Hericourt, Avocat au Parlement. Paris: Desaint & Saillant, Durand, Cellot, 1759. Four volumes. Quarto (10" x 7-3/4"). Contemporary calf with cat's-paw decoration, gilt spines with raised bands and lettering pieces, edges of text blocks rouged, ribbon markers. A few minor nicks and scuffs to boards, light rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and lightly worn, some wear to ends of markers, front hinge of Volume I starting, tiny chip to head of spine of Volume II, a few hinges starting, later armorial bookplates (of F. De Valenzi) to front pastedowns of Volumes I-III and rear pastedown of Volume IV. A scarce, handsomely bound set. $1,850. * Only edition. This handsome set collects the legal opinions and other writings of a distinguished avocat of the Parlement of Paris. Camus notes that Hericourt de Vatier was known as the leading French canonist of his day. Contents: Volume I: Consultations Canoniques et Civiles; Volumes II-III: Memoires sur des Questions de Droit Civil; Volume IV: Memoires sur des Questions de Droit Canonique. OCLC locates 8 copies in North America, 3 in law libraries (Harvard, UC-Berkeley, University of Michigan). Camus, Bibliotheque Choisie des Livres de Droit 1445.

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