Madrid: Imprenta Real de la Gaceta, 1765.
First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Good Condition. Item #045401
Full contemporary vellum worn and browned with unattractive but effective repairs in white leather to the spine and one corner, external cords replaced, inner hinges strengthened, old catalog entries pasted to endpapers, small spot of biopredation to the lower right corner for the first 1/3, extending about 1/2" into the margin. A few stains in the gutter and lower right corner early on, but mostly clean and a nice, wide margined copy. x, (2), 296pp.
First edition of this important enlightenment attempt to curtail the church's ability to gobble up property. It was influential not just in Spain but in Italy where a translation appeared in 1767. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 045401.