Scarce Textbook on Actions in Civil Law Oldendorp, Johann [c.1486-1567]. Actionum Forensium Progymnasmata. Interpretatio Item, Complectens Universi Iuris Cognitionem: Quid Cuique vel Agendo Persequi, Vel Excipiendo Defendere Liceat; Ex Bono & Aequo. In Classes Septem Distincta. Editio Postrema Prioribus Multo Emendatior. Frankfurt: Apud Ioannem Saurium, Impensis Petri Kopffii, 1595. Two volumes in one book. [xxxii], 771, ; [ii], 775-1232 pp. Second volume with separate title page dated 1593, register and pagination continuous. Octavo (7-1/4" x 4"). Contemporary paneled pigskin, central panels colored red, "M.S.E. 1600" black-stamped onto front board, raised bands to spine. Light rubbing and soiling to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and lightly worn, front hinge starting at foot, tears to edges of pastedowns, residue (from removed bookplate?) and owner signature (of Antony Leopold Mitschky) to front pastedown, rear pastedown loosening but secure, lower corner of front free endpaper lacking. Light toning to interior, occasional light foxing, a few partial cracks to text block, all leaves secure, struck-through owner signature dated 1612 and later owner signature (of Antony Leopold Mitschky, dated 1698) to title page, early underlining to several leaves. $1,950. * Later edition. First published in 1540 as Practica Actionum Forensium Absolutissima, this is a practical textbook on actions in civil law for students. It is a fine example of the reception of Roman law in the German states during the early modern era. A popular work, subsequent editions were published well into the seventeenth century. Oldendorp was a distinguished German jurist and scholar. OCLC locates 2 copies of this edition in North America (Harvard Law School, Library of Congress). Verzeichnis der im Deutschen Sprachbereich Erschienenen Drucke des 16. Jahrhunderts O590.
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