Scarce Treatise on Notarial Instruments, Oaths and Compromise Bertazzoli, Bartolommeo [1520-1588]. Tractatus Clausularum Instrumentalium, In Quo, Praeter ea Quae ad Litium Integram Discussionem, & Causidicorum Faciliorem Pariter Instructionem Necessario Requiri Videntur, Accurate Omnia Etiam Difficilium Quasi Legum Aenigmata Passim Enodata Reperiuntur. Opus Profecto Cunctis Iurium Alumnis ut Utile, Sic & Advocatis ac Poti imum Tabellionibus Publicis Summe Proficuum, Quotidianaeq[ue] Praxi Eorundem Forensi Gnauiter Excercendae Maxime Necessarium. Cui ad Extremum Eiusdem Autoris Elegans Admodum Repetitio Adnexa Est L. Si Quis Maior, C. De Transactionibus. Indice Rerum Memoria Dignarum, Ut Copiosissimo, Ita & Serie Alphabetica Ordinate Digesto, Accedente. Ad S.D.N. Clementem VIII. Pont. Max. Venice: Apud Florauantem Pratum, 1601. , 219, ; , 26 ff. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (12-1/2" x 8-1/2"). Contemporary vellum with later repairs to spine and corners, faint illegible inscription to front board, raised bands and later hand-lettered title label to spine, hand-lettered title to foot of text block. Light rubbing and soiling to boards, which are slightly bowed, spine ends and corners bumped, minor chipping to foot of spine, front free endpaper, which has some show through from early inscriptions, affixed to front pastedown, front hinge cracked, title page and following leaf partially detached and lightly edgeworn, but secure. Moderate toning to interior, light foxing and faint dampstaining in a few places. $1,400. * Second (stated) edition, actually the third. Written by a judge and state official from Modena, this is a digest of notarial instruments for canon courts of Ferrara and the Emilia-Romagna region. It also discusses the historical background of these instruments and the subjects of oaths and compromise in Roman law. This work was first published in 1598 with later editions in 1599, 1601 and 1624. All editions are scarce and few copies of any edition are held in North American libraries. OCLC locates 1 of the 1601 edition (Catholic University of America). Universal Short-Title Catalogue 4036493.
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