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Codex Justinianus. Divi Iustiniani Principis Imperio.

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Codex Justinianus. Divi Iustiniani Principis Imperio.
  Law, Codex Justinianus of 16th century. . Divi Iustiniani Principis Imperio Elementa, sive Institutiones Juris Civilis, Divi Iustiniani Principis Imperio? opera Hieronymi Messaggii Patavini Iurecon. ? [In fine:] Venetiis, Apud Franciscum Rampazetum, 1572

Large 8vo; binding of the end of the XVIII century in half calf and marbled cardboard, gilt titles and ornaments on the spine; leaves 48 nn. incl. Title page, 366; Title page in red and black, text in red and black on two columns, woodcut Initials; 4 Vignettes, one at the beginning of each book,plate at full page. on the recto of leaf 212. Nice specimen.

Condition Report

Beautiful and rare Venetian illustrated work, curated by the Paduan lawyer Messaggius, with the Justinian Code richly annotated and commented on by Silvestro Aldobrandini and other jurists in this corrected edition and further extended by the jurist Mantua Leonardo Lege.