A Rare Commentary from a Distinguished Neapolitan Jurist Maradei, Francesco. Caimi, Girolamo. Practicae Observationes Civiles, Criminales, Et Mixtae. In Quibus Quaestiones in Foro, & in Universo Jure Frequentes, & Valde Controversae Pertractantur, & Enodantur. Illustratis Quoque, & Declaratis Ordine Alphabetico Selectioribus Regiis Sanctionibus Regni Neapolitani; Additis Etiam Rebus Judicatis Supremorum Tribunalium, Responsis, & Consultationibus Insignium, & Celeberrimorum Juris-Consultorum, Ac Magistratuum, Qui in Eodem Regno Floruerunt. His Accedit Famigeratus Tractatus De Regia Visitatione, Ad Usum Regis Catholici, D. Hieronymi Caymi, Patritii Mediolanensis, Et in Supremo Italiae Consilio Olim Regentis, Cum Luculentissimis Auctoris Adnotationibus, & Observationibus, Cuius Studio, & Diligentia Nunc Primum Publica Luce Posteritati Traditur. Naples: Typis, Ac Sumptibus Michaelis Aloysii Mutio, 1722. [xiv], 410 pp. With woodcut head and tail-pieces. Text in double columns below headline. Folio (13-1/2" x 8-1/4"). Contemporary vellum, ink title and date to spine, edges speckled. Light soiling to boards, front board bowing slightly, light rubbing to extremities, small horizontal crack across front joint, which is starting at head, front hinge starting at foot, a few small tears to pastedowns. Moderate toning to interior, somewhat heavier in places, occasional light foxing, faint dampstaining to head of first two-thirds of text block, light dampspotting in a few places, crack to text block between pp. 174 and 175, early ownership signature ("Saudi Sulmonen"?) dated January 1747 to title page. Rare. $1,250. * Second edition. First published in 1704, this commentary on civil and criminal decisions from the Supreme Tribunal of Naples also includes a treatise on royal visitations by Girolamo Caimi. Maradei was a distinguished legal scholar and advocate who published several other commentaries and treatises on Neapolitan law. The third and final edition of Practicae Observationes appeared in 1754. OCLC locates 4 copies worldwide of all editions and 1 copy of this edition (George Washington University Law School).
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