French Translation of An Early Illustrated Law Book Milles de Souvigny, Jean [d. 1563] Lebigre, Arlette, Translator. Pratique Criminelle. Moulins, France: A l'Enseigne des Marmousets, 1983. 134 pp, 15 plates. Stiff printed wrappers. Light shelfwear and soiling, head of spine bumped, internally clean. A nice copy of a title scarce in the trade. $250. * A translation (into French) of the 1541 first edition of Praxis Criminis Persequendi, the only edition issued with plates. It includes facsimiles of the plates and title page. This work was one of the sources used by Damhouder when he wrote his better-known Praxis Rerum Criminalium. Jean Milles de Souvigny is referred to as Jean de Mille in some sources, including this translation.
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