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Item #74475 Rechten Ende Costumen van Antwerpen [Bound with Four Related Titles]. Antwerp.
Rechten Ende Costumen van Antwerpen [Bound with Four Related Titles].
Rechten Ende Costumen van Antwerpen [Bound with Four Related Titles].
Rechten Ende Costumen van Antwerpen [Bound with Four Related Titles].
Rechten Ende Costumen van Antwerpen [Bound with Four Related Titles].
Rechten Ende Costumen van Antwerpen [Bound with Four Related Titles].
Rechten Ende Costumen van Antwerpen [Bound with Four Related Titles].

Rechten Ende Costumen van Antwerpen [Bound with Four Related Titles].

Five Interleaved 1644 Volumes of Antwerp Laws With Contemporary Annotations [Antwerp]. [Gabri, Karel, Editor]. Rechten Ende Costumen van Antwerpen. Cologne (Amsterdam?): S.n., 1644. [xvi], 232, pp. Interleaved. [Bound with] Ordonnantie Ende Verhael vanden Stijl ende Maniere van Procederen voor Amptmen, Burghemeester ende Schepenen der Stadt van Antwerpen. N.p.: S.n., 1644. [233]-268; [269]-284 pp. Interleaved. Two parts with continuous pagination and individual title pages, the second reading: By-Voechsel vande Costumen van Antwerpen. N.p.: S.n., 1644. [And] Die Blyde Incomste den Hertochdomme van Brabant, In Voortijden by Haren Landtsheeren Verleent....Anno 1549. Cologne (Amsterdam?): S.n., 1644 (i.e. 1660). 24 pp. [And] Interpretatie ende Verclaringhe van Seeckere Twijfelachticheden ende Swaricheden die Voorgevallen zijn inde Ordonnantie Ende Eeuwich Edict...in dit Jaer 1611. Cologne (Amsterdam?): S.n., 1660. 15, [1] pp. Interleaved. Quarto (7-1/2" x 6"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, gilt spine with raised bands and lettering piece (reading Costumen van Antwerpen). Rubbing to boards and extremities, chipping to spine ends, joints starting, corners bumped, joints cracked, front free endpaper removed. Moderate toning, light soiling and faint dampstaining in places, title page of Rechten features a copperplate vignette with a view of Antwerp. Annotations in contemporary hand, several quite extensive, to about half of the interleaves, additional annotations to some text leaves rear pastedown and signature "Van Laecken Antverp" to title page of Rechten in same hand. A unique volume containing five scarce titles. $2,500. * The first title in this volume is a reissue of the 1582 Plantin edition with corrections and additions by Gabri, an authority on the laws of Antwerp. The Ordonnantie is a continuation volume. The final two titles deal with specific statutes. The annotations are in Dutch and Latin. Likely written by a lawyer or government official, they indicate a deep knowledge of Antwerp's laws and legal customs. All of the titles in this volume are scarce, with very few holdings in North American law libraries. Short-Title Catalogue Netherlands 087973138, 853866295, 08791509X, 11246548X.

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