Judicial Discretion in Arbitration Menochio, Giacomo [1532-1607]. De Arbitrariis Iudicium Quaestionibus et Causis, Libri Duo. Nunc Denuo in Lucem Editi, Varia, Recondita, Perfectaque Eruditione Referti: & Omnibus, Iudicia Praesertim Exercentibus, Oppido quam Necessarii. Adiecta Sunt Summaria, Indicesque Duo, Argumentorum Unus, Alter Rerum, Sententiarumque Insignium. Quae in Opere Habentur, Versa Pagina Clare Docet. Venice: Apud Ioannem Baptistam Somaschum, 1576. [lvi], 334 ff. main text in parallel columns. [Bound with] Menochio, Giacomo. De Arbitrariis Iudicum Quaestionibus, Et Caussis [sic] Libri Secundi Centuria V Nuperrime Edita. Adiecta Sunt Summaria, Et Indices Rerum, Sententiarumque Insignium. Venice: Apud Franciscum de Franciscis Senensem, 1583. [xxxii], 140 pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (12-1/2" x 8-1/2"). Nineteenth-century three-quarter vellum over marbled boards, gilt fillets and calf lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed, speckled edges. Light rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, lettering piece abraded, front hinge starting. Light to moderate toning, light foxing and faint dampstaining in a few places. Early struck-through owner inscriptions to title page of first title, which is lightly soiled. $1,950. * Later, corrected edition of the most influential work dealing with judicial arbitration and legal discretion. It is accompanied by a later edition of a supplementary volume that takes up several topics introduced in the earlier work. The first volume had first appeared in 1575, the second work in 1577. Menochio was an eminent Italian jurist who held professorships at the universities of Pavia, Mondovi and Padua, where he taught for twenty-three years. The King of Spain, Philip II, later appointed him senator, then president of the council of the Duchy of Milan. Not in Adams. Censimento Nazionale delle Edizioni Italiane del XVI Secolo CNCE 46962, 28149.
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