An Attractive Collection of Texts from the Corpus Juris Civilis with Extensive Contemporary Annotations Justinian I [483-565 CE], Emperor of the East. La Porte, Hugues de, Compiler. Vincent, Antoine, Compiler. Volumen: Complectitur hoc Volumen (Sic Enim Peculiari Vocabulo Vocant) Novellas Constitutiones Iustiniani Principis Post Repetitam Codicis Prelectionem Editas, Authentica Vulgo Appellant, Tres Item Posteriores libros Codicis, Feudorum seu Beneficiorum Duos, Constitutiones Friderici II. Imper., Extravagantes Duas Henrici II. Imper. & Tractatum de Pace Constantiae.... Lyon: Apud Hugonem a Porta, & Antonium Vincentium, 1551. [xx], 359, , 226, , 145,  pp. Main text in parallel columns, glosses in margins. [Bound with] La Porte, Hugues de, Compiler. Vincent, Antoine, Compiler. Institutiones: Imperatoris Semper Maximi Divi Iustiniani Elementa Civilis Facultatis Prima ac Velut Iuris Ipsius Candidatorum Nutritiae Cunae, Cum his Haud Dubie Omnibus, Quae Etiamnum Coeundi, Simulque Excudi Contigit. Diectis Praeterea ad Marginem Observationibus Annotationibusque.... Lyon: Apud Hugonem a Porta, & Antonium Vincentium, 1551. [xxxviii], , 383,  pp. Woodcut folding table of consanguinity. Main text in parallel columns, glosses in margins. Folio (9-1/2" x 6-1/2"). Seventeenth-century speckled sheep, gilt spine with raised bands and lettering piece, gilt tooling to board edges, speckled edges to text block, marbled pastedowns. Light rubbing and light scuffing to boards, minor worming to rear board, moderate rubbing to extremities, small chip to head of spine, corners bumped and lightly worn, hinges cracked. Title page and text printed in red and black. Light to moderate toning, occasional faint dampstaining to margins, light foxing to a few places, annotations in miniscule early hand to 40 pp. of Institutiones, legibility of some affected by trimming. An attractive volume. $950. * Often purchased individually, these titles are part of an edition of the Corpus Juris Civilis in six unnumbered (and bibliographically distinct) volumes compiled and issued by the Lyon printers Hugues de la Porte and Antoine Vincent. The Volumen contains the Authentica, a selection from the Novels that was believed be intended for Italy, the Code, the legal s.
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