Book #79100
Item #79100 Lexicon Iuris Civilis [bound with] Iuris Civilis Universi. Jakob Spiegel, Nicolaus Vigelius, Jacobus.
Lexicon Iuris Civilis [bound with] Iuris Civilis Universi...
Lexicon Iuris Civilis [bound with] Iuris Civilis Universi...
Lexicon Iuris Civilis [bound with] Iuris Civilis Universi...
Lexicon Iuris Civilis [bound with] Iuris Civilis Universi...

Lexicon Iuris Civilis [bound with] Iuris Civilis Universi...

An Important Humanistic Law Dictionary with a Handsome Title Page, No Copies of this Edition in North America [Spiegel, Jakob (1483-c.1547)]. [Oldendorp, Johannes (1487-1567), And Others]. Lexicon Iuris Civilis, Per C.U.D. Iac. Spiegelium, Postremo Auctum & Recognitum. Basel: Apud Ioan. Hervagium, 1564. Main text printed in double columns. [275] ff., 344 cols., [3] ff. [Bound with] Vigelius, Nikolaus [1529-1600]. Iuris Civilis Universi Absolutissima Methodus: In Qua, Bone Lector, Non Solum Omnes Universi Iuris Civilis Titulos, Sed & Singulas Singulorum Titulorum Leges.... Basel: Per Ioannem Oporinum, [1565]. Main text printed in double columns. 473, [1] pp. Folio (12-1/2" x 7-1/2"). Contemporary paneled pigskin, raised bands to spine, brass catches and remnants of clasps to fore-edges. Some soiling to exterior, boards slightly bowed, faint staining and minor worming to rear board, light rubbing to extremities, spine ends bumped, corners lightly worn. Light toning to interior, occasional light soiling, faint marginal dampstaining in a few places, light foxing to a few leaves, light edgewear and tiny worm hole to first four leaves of Lexicon, which has an early ink owner inscription to its title page and occasional brief annotations in the same hand. $3,500. * Lexicon: later edition; Methodus: first edition. Spiegel was a lawyer, a privy counselor to Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and a notable humanist scholar who corresponded with Erasmus. The Lexicon Iuris Civilis, a dictionary of terms in Roman and canon law, is his best and most successful work. It went through twelve editions, the first in 1538, the last in 1577. The entries are rather brief, ranging from a sentence to a few paragraphs, and they contain references to examples in the Roman juristic literature. The second part of the work, Quae Lexico Huic Postrema Editione Recens Accessere, contains additional texts and a comprehensive addendum with texts by Oldendorp and other eminent authors. The unusual borderless woodcut title page first appeared in the 1549 edition. Iuris Civilis Universi Absolutissima Methodus is a series of proposals for the reorganization of Roman law based on the needs of modern courts. Its final edition was published in 1628. Vigelius, a professor at Marburg, was one of t.

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