A Popular Eighteenth-Century German Textbook on Roman Law Schoppach, Johann Michael. Einleitung zum Jure Civili, Nach Ordnung der Institutionum Imperialium Zusammen Getragen, Und Aus Liebe vor die Angehend-Studirende Jugend ans Licht Gegeben. Nunmehro aber mit Dienlich- und Hinlanglichen Allegatis Versehen. Regensburg: Verlegts Johann Conrad Peetz, 1730. [xvi], 430 pp. Copperplate allegorical frontispiece. Octavo (6-1/4" x 3-3/4"). Contemporary paper-covered boards, gilt-stamped lettering piece to spine, edges rouged. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends and corners, which are bumped, two later owner signatures to front free endpaper, later owner initials to rear free endpaper. Title page printed in red and black. Moderate toning, light foxing to a few leaves, check mark to margin of p. 286, frontispiece just beginning to detach at foot, light soiling and three tiny early owner signatures to title page. $950. * Later edition. This introductory textbook on Roman civil law is patterned on the Institutes of Justinian. First published in 1711, it was a popular work that went though several editions, the last in 1763. All are scarce today. OCLC locates 6 copies, all of them in Germany or Switzerland. This edition not in Das Verzeichnis Deutscher Drucke des 18. Jahrhunderts.
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