Paris: Jacques du Puys, 1578.
Second Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #046954
Old leather neatly rebacked, modest rubbing and wear, bump to bottom edge, endpapers refreshed, soiling and notes to title, paper repair in inner margin. Neat marginal notes in a at least two early hands throughout, some slightly trimmed, scattered foxing, small wormtrail at end in outer margin not afecting text, minor dampstain at beginning and end. An attractive copy with evidence of extensive use. (8), 728, (30)pp.
First edition was 1574 - important commentaries on Norman law that remained relevant and in print through the 17th century. One owner was apparently English, dated from title page inscription to 1682 'This book was given me by my Lord Hatton when I was to go govt of Jersey 1682", this hand's notes are mostly in French but a few in English, other hand (or hands) are all in French and a little earlier. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046954.