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								D Iustiniani Imperatoris Opus, Prudentum Responsa Caesarumque.. by  Emperor Corpus Juris Civilis; Justinian I
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D Iustiniani Imperatoris Opus, Prudentum Responsa Caesarumque..

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D Iustiniani Imperatoris Opus, Prudentum Responsa Caesarumque..

by Corpus Juris Civilis; Justinian I, Emperor

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1598. Venice: Giunta, 1598. 6 vols in 5 bks. Venice: Giunta, 1598. 6 vols in 5 bks. Impressive 1598 Edition of the Corpus Iuris Civilis [Corpus Juris Civilis] Justinian I [485-565CE], Emperor of the East Accursius [c.1182-c.1260], Glossator. Leconte, Antoine [1517-1586], Commentary. Cujas, Jacques [1522-1590], Commentary. Douaren, Francois [1509-1559], Commentary. De Bottis, Jacopo Anello [1524-1581], Commentary. Caravita, Agostino [d.1580], Commentary. D. Iustiniani Imperatoris Opus, Prudentum Responsa Caesarumque Rescripta Complectens. Quinq[ue] Voluminibus Distinctum, Multis Legibus Additis, Ac Iuris Consultorum, Cuiacii, Dyonisii Gothofredi, & Iacobi Anelli de Bottis, Augustinq[ue] Caravitae Glossis, Additionibus, Atq[ue] Nonnullis Aliis Illustratum. Utieorum Omnium Elenchus Indicabit. Novissima Editio Juntarum. Venice: Apud Iuintas, 1598. Six volumes in five books. Complete set. Main text in parallel columns with linear glosses. Each volume preceded by title page, title page of Volume I preceded by general title page. Folio (9-1/2" x 6-3/4"). Contemporary vellum, early hand-lettered titles and volume numbers to spines, speckled edges. Some spotting and staining, light wear to extremities, corners and spine ends bumped, front joint of Book IV cracked, a few small wear holes to front boards of Books IV and V, early armorial bookplates to front pastedowns, small early owner stamp to front free endpapers, vellum beginning to crack through pastedowns of a few volumes, front free endpaper lacking from Book I. General title page is a copperplate with an architectural border, volume title pages, each with large woodcut Giunta device, printed in red and black. Light to moderate toning, faint dampstaining and light foxing in places, early repair to leaf a1 in Book II with content replaced in manuscript, chipping and edgewear to general title page with some loss to image, early owner signatures to title pages of each volume except Volume VI. $4,500. * Commissioned by the Emperor Justinian I, the body of works known as the Corpus Iuris Civilis reformed, restated and preserved Roman law. The Code is the reformed legal system. The Novels is a compilation of additional laws and amendments. The Institutes is an elementary textbook about it. And the Digest is a collection of commentary by leading jurisconsults. T.


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