Book #73960
Item #73960 Praxis Rerum Criminalium: Praetoribus, Propraetoribus, Consulibus, Josse de Damhouder, Jost de Damhouder, Jodocus.
Praxis Rerum Criminalium: Praetoribus, Propraetoribus, Consulibus,...
Praxis Rerum Criminalium: Praetoribus, Propraetoribus, Consulibus,...
Praxis Rerum Criminalium: Praetoribus, Propraetoribus, Consulibus,...
Praxis Rerum Criminalium: Praetoribus, Propraetoribus, Consulibus,...
Praxis Rerum Criminalium: Praetoribus, Propraetoribus, Consulibus,...

Praxis Rerum Criminalium: Praetoribus, Propraetoribus, Consulibus,...

Classic Sixteenth-Century Treatise on Criminal Law Illustrated with 55 Large Woodcuts Damhouder, Josse (Joost) de [1507-1581]. Praxis Rerum Criminalium, Elegantissimis Iconibus ad Materiam Accommodis Illustrata, Praetoribus, Propraetoribus, Consulibus, Proconsulibus, Magistratibus, Reliquisque id Genus Iustitiariis ac Officiariis, Non Modo Utilis Sed & Necessaria. Antwerp: Apud Ioannem Bellerum, 1556. [x], 567, [98], [1] pp. 55 large woodcuts depicting crimes and punishments in text. Octavo (6-1/4" x 4"). Recent speckled paper boards, typed label to spine, edges rouged, endpapers renewed. Moderate rubbing to boards, somewhat heavier to extremities, spine varnished, spine ends and corners bumped and worn, hinges cracked (rear hinge before final two leaves), a few recent pencil annotations to rear endpaper. Moderate toning to interior, light soiling in a few places, a few partial cracks to text block, all leaves secure, faint dampstaining to top-edge of last several leaves not affecting text, two (illegible) early ownership signatures to title page, occasional underlining and brief marginal annotations in an early hand, some affected by trimming. $1,750. * Second (or third) edition. First published in Leuven and Antwerp in 1554, this was the first comprehensive study of criminal procedure published in northern Europe. A synthetic work drawn mostly from Roman-Dutch sources, it was based on Philip Wielant's Practycke Crimineele [editions from 1439 to 1519] and other earlier treatises. Published in Latin, Dutch and French, it was standard authority throughout the continent for many years. This edition is illustrated throughout with woodcuts depicting adultery, murder, theft and many other crimes. Damhouder was an advisor to the Duke of Burgundy and a prolific author of legal and religious treatises. Dekkers, Bibliotheca Belgica Juridica 44.

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