Book #79813
Item #79813 De Jure Augusti Et Romani Imperii, In Parmae & Placentiae Ducatibus. Holy Roman Empire.
De Jure Augusti Et Romani Imperii, In Parmae & Placentiae Ducatibus...
De Jure Augusti Et Romani Imperii, In Parmae & Placentiae Ducatibus...
De Jure Augusti Et Romani Imperii, In Parmae & Placentiae Ducatibus...
De Jure Augusti Et Romani Imperii, In Parmae & Placentiae Ducatibus...
De Jure Augusti Et Romani Imperii, In Parmae & Placentiae Ducatibus...

De Jure Augusti Et Romani Imperii, In Parmae & Placentiae Ducatibus...

A Handsome Collection of Essays on the Reception of Roman Law [Holy Roman Empire]. De Jure Augusti et Romani Imperii, In Parmae & Placentiae Ducatibus, Dissertationes X. Amsterdam: Sumptibus Auctoris, 1729. [viii], 128, [1] pp. Quarto (9-1/2" x 6-3/4"). Contemporary mottled calf, elaborate gilt frames to boards, gilt spine with raised bands and lettering piece, blind tooling to board edges, marbled endpapers, edges of text block stained blue and gauffered with stars. Light rubbing and some scuffing to boards, which are slightly bowed, moderate rubbing to extremities, remnants of paper shelf label to foot of spine, corners bumped and worn, hinges cracked (between endleaves and text block), later bookplate (of Franz Anton II, Graf Thun-Hohenstein) to front pastedown, his small ink stamp (shelfmark) to title page. Elaborate woodcut printer's device to title page. Light toning to interior, occasional light foxing, slight creasing to text block not affecting legibility. A handsome copy. $2,500. * First edition. A rare collection of ten historical essays mapping the early development of Holy Roman and Renaissance Italy with a focus on Lombardy and the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza. The essays discuss the legacy, reception and influence of Roman law in the region. A second and final edition was published in Leipzig in 1734. Thun-Hohenstein [1809-1870] was a Bohemian nobleman who amassed a vast and important private library. OCLC locates 4 copies of the first edition, 1 outside Europe (National Library of New Zealand). Not in Dekkers.

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