The First Attempt in Germany to Collect and Organize Roman and Domestic Law Perneder, Andreas [c.1500-1543]. Freimann, Rochus [d.1583], Editor. [Hunger, Wolfgang (1511-1555), Editor]. Soccini, Bartolommeo [1436-1507], Editor. Imp. Caes. Justiniani Institutiones, Das ist ein Aussug und Anleittung Anleittung Etlicher Keyserlichen unnd de heiligen Romischen Reichs Geschribner Rechten Sampt Angehangtem Gerichtlichen Proce , Lehenrecht, Hal gerichtsordnung, Summa Rolandini von Contracten und Testamenten, Reguln Bartholomaei Socini, &c.... Ingolstadt: Getruckt zu Ingolstatt durch Wolffgang Eder inn Verlag der Hohenschul Daselbsten, 1592. [lxviii], 348; [xx], 228; [xii], 117; [xv], 95; [xvii], 130 pp. Five parts. First work preceded by general title page, other four with individual title pages and paginations. These parts have titles beginning: Gerichtlicher Prozess, Lehenrecht, Halsgerichtsordnung and Summa Rolandina (edited by Soccini). Two folding tables, one a woodcut table of consanguinity, another a tabular outline of Justinian's Institutes. 15 half-page woodcuts (with repeats), a few small woodcut text illustrations. Folio (12-1/2" x 7-3/4"). Elaborately panel-stamped contemporary pigskin (with biblical scenes), raised bands and faint later hand-lettered title to spine, bronze clasps, lower clasp lacking, strap and hasp present. Some soiling, moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to corners and spine ends, rear free endpaper lacking. General title page printed in red and black, all title pages feature woodcut images of Lady Justice, woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Moderate toning to text, minor worming, confined mostly to pastedowns and front and rear sections of text block, minor edgewear and a few minor tears to folding tables, early owner signature (?) to front free endpaper, a two early owner signatures, one crossed out, in small hands to title page. An impressive volume. $5,000. * Third and final edition, rewritten and considerably enlarged, the best edition of this work. (All later editions are reprints of this one.) Text in German with Latin excerpts. As Stobbe has noted, this was the first German work that attempted to compile Roman, Holy Roman and local law in a systematic manner. There are five parts, one of them sub-divided into two part.
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