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De Nequitia Advocatorum [Bound with] Repraesentatio Judicis Muneribus. Arnold Moritz Holtermann, Jonann L. Wiederholdt.
De Nequitia Advocatorum [Bound with] Repraesentatio Judicis Muneribus.
De Nequitia Advocatorum [Bound with] Repraesentatio Judicis Muneribus.
De Nequitia Advocatorum [Bound with] Repraesentatio Judicis Muneribus.
De Nequitia Advocatorum [Bound with] Repraesentatio Judicis Muneribus.

De Nequitia Advocatorum [Bound with] Repraesentatio Judicis Muneribus.

Satirical Views of Legal Practice Holtermann, Arnold Moriz [1627-1681]. De Nequitia Advocatorum, Von Tucken und Bubenstucken der Advocaten und deren Gebet. Cum Judicio Defensivo Francisci Clientis, Dicto Virgae! Virgae! [Germany]: S.n., [c.1682]. 210 pp. Added double folded copperplate title page. [Bound with] Wiederholdt, Johann Ludwig [1679-1760]. [Fritsch, Ahasver (1629-1701)]. Repraesentatio Judicis Muneribus Ac Donis Corrupti, Das Ist: Kurtze Abbildung Eines durch Gaben und Geschencke Bestochenen Richters, Darinnen gezeiget Wird: 1. Ob und wie weit einem Richter Geschencke Zunehmen erlaubt sey oder Nicht. 2. Wie sich ein Richter des Criminis Baratariae Verdachtig Mache. 3. Wie dieses Laster Zubestraffen, Und 4. Wie sich eine Hohe Landes-Herrschafft vor Solchen Geschenck-Fre ern Huten Konne. Wetzlar: Verlegts Georg Ernst Winckler, [c.1725]. [48, (iii), 14, 17-28; 29-123 pp.]. Text complete, but contents bound out of order: [iii], 14, 17-28, a reprint of the complete text of Fritsch's Der Beschamte Geschenck-Fresser: Nebst einer Treuherzigen Warnung, which has a double folding title page with the imprint Jena: Bey Johann Bielcke, 1684, bound before the second part of Wiederholdt's text, pp. 29-132, which also has a double folding title page. This is followed by the first part, pp. 1-48, which has a divisional title page. Octavo (6-1/2" x 3-3/4"). Contemporary vellum, front endleaves and rear pastedown renewed. Light soiling and a few minor stains, spine ends bumped, some wear to corners, hinges cracked, bookplate residue to front pastedown. Light browning to text, faint dampstaining to head of text block. $1,850. * This volume collects later editions of three German satirical titles about legal practice in the German states. The best-known of these is Holtermann's Nequitia Advocatorum, which features an allegorical title page depicting a young man under assault from lawyers and judges. As indicated by their titles, the other titles address the corrupt nature of lawyers and judges. Das Verzeichnis der im Deutschen Sprachraum Erschienenen Drucke des 17. Jahrhunderts 23:653515W. Das Verzeichnis Deutscher Drucke des 18. Jahrhunderts 10453814.

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