Attractive Small-Format Printing Designed for Students of Canon Law Boniface VIII, Pope [1235-1303]. Sex[tus] Decretalium Liber Per Bonifaciu[m] Octavuum Pontifice[m] Sanctissimu[m] in Lugdunesi Concilio Editus. Cui Adiecta Sunt Recenter Summaria: Ex Probatissimis Iuris Pontificii Doctoribus Deprompta. With a woodcut illustration of the "Spiritual Family." [Bound With] Clement V, Pope [1264-1314]. John XXII, Pope [1244-1334]. Clementinarum Constitutionum Liber. Ad Maiorem Cuius Elucidationem Adiecta Sunt Summaria: Hac Figura Fignata. [And] Extravagantes Com[m]unes a Diversis Romanis Pontificibus Post Sextum Edite. [And] John XXII, Pope. Extravagantes Seu Constitutiones Viginti: A Joanne.XXII. Edite ac Diligenti Cura Castigate: Una cum Summariis Admodum Familiarib[us] Hac Figura Fignatis. Paris: Johannes Kerbriand [Ex Officina Petri Gaudoul], 1531. 78, ; 36; 44; 20 ff. 4 parts in 1 with separate pagination and title pages. Octavo (6" x 3-3/4"). Later quarter vellum over marbled boards, endleaves renewed. Light rubbing to boards, creasing to vellum, which is lightly soiled, on rear board, rubbing and light wear to board edges, hinges starting, faint offsetting to endleaves, recent bookplate (of Vincent Lloyd Russell) to front pastedown. Printed in red and black, title pages of first two works printed within metalcut borders, text in two columns, occasional wood and metalcut (crible) initials. Light toning to interior, light foxing and soiling in a few places, faint fold lines to a few upper corners, small faint dampstain to top gutter of last several leaves not affecting text, first title page starting at head but secure, brief early ms notes to ff. ix and lviii of first work and f. vi of third work. $2,000. * Promulgated in 1298, the Liber Sextus of Boniface VIII is one of the works known collectively as the Corpus Juris Canonici, a collection of papal decisions comprising the law of the Catholic Church and lands governed by the Pope. John XXII added the final official collection, the Liber Septimus Decretalium, better known as the Constitutiones Clementis V, or Clementinae in 1317. The Extravagantes of John XXII were added later along with the Extravagantes Communes.
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