An Important Collection of Early of Roman Law Schulting, Anton [1659-1734], Editor. Ayrer, Georg Heinrich [1702-1774], Preface. Jurisprudentia Vetus Ante-Justinianea ex Recensione et Cum Notis. Edito Nova Collata cum Codicibus Antiquissimo Wurceburgensi et Gothano. De Illustratione Iuris Civil. Antiqui ex Lectione Classicorum Auctorum. Praefatus est d. Georgius Henricus Ayrer. Leipzig: Ex Officina Weidmanniana, 1737. [lxxxviii], 941,  pp. Quarto (9-3/4" x 7-1/2"). Contemporary calf, raised bands, lettering piece and gilt ornaments to spine, sprinkled edges. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, front joint cracked, rear joint starting at ends, small chip to head of spine, corners bumped and somewhat worn. Moderate toning and light foxing to text, recent owner bookplate (A. Pitlo) to verso of front free endpaper. $500. * Second and final edition. Known as the "Cujacius of the Netherlands," Schulting, or Schultingh, was a law professor who taught at the at the Universities of Harderwyk, Leyden and Franeker. First published in 1717, Jurisprudentia Vetus is a carefully edited and annotated collection of writings by Gaius, Paulus, Ulpian, Papinian and other pre-Justinianic jurists. Dekkers, Bibliotheca Belgica Juridica 159.
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