A Well-Regarded Commentary on the Institutes Matthaeus, Antonius [1564-1637]. Mommerius (Mommer), Aegidius [c.1510-1570]. Notae & Animadversiones in Libros IV. Institutionum Juris Imper. Justiniani: Praefixa est Epistola Aegidii Mommerii, De Ratione Legendi Discendique Iura, Antehac Nunquam Excusa; Subjuncta Synopsis Institutionum Iuris, Qua Illae ad huc Hodie Sunt in Usus. Amsterdam: Impensis Ioannis Iansonii Iunioris, 1657. [xiv], 407,  pp. Main title page preceded by copperplate pictorial title page, engraved copperplate coat of arms of page facing dedication. 12mo. (5" x 2-3/4"). Contemporary vellum with yapp edges. Light soiling and some spotting, spine ends lightly bumped, pastedowns loose, some edgewear and crinkling to endleaves. Moderate toning to text block, faint dampstaining to its lower half, pictorial title page affected slightly by trimming, early owner signature to front endleaf. $450. * Later edition. Matthaeus was a jurist, professor of law at the University of Marburg and the father of the distinguished Roman-Dutch jurist, Antonius Matthaeus (II). Originally published in 1600, Notae et Animadversiones is a commentary on the Institutes of Justinian. A well-regarded work, it went through seven subsequent editions, the last in 1784. OCLC locates 2 copies of this edition in North America, one in a law library (UC-Berkeley). Dekkers, Bibliotheca Belgica Juridica 110.
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