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Melchior Voets 1683  

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Historia Juris Civilis Juliacensium et Montensium [bound with] Tractatus De Jure Revolutionis Ad Lucem Ordinationis Judiciariæ and other works

Voets, Melchior


Apud Hilgerum Nöten [&] Agrippinae Kopp

1683 [&] 1691


[8], 124, [8]; [8], 63, [8] pp. Bound in at the rear are 40 pages of an additional work (Observatio i de Ordinatione Feudali...), followed by an additional 18 leaves continuing the work in manuscript. With woodcut devices, initials, head and tail pieces. Text in German and Latin. (4to), bound in later half vellum and decorative boards, inked titles on spine.

One of the early professors of the Düsseldorf Academy of Law, Melchior Voets (1618-1675), was the author of two Kurkölnische Rechts Court regulations and numerous works of history and law. Rare.

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Fair amount of soiling to vellum and boards, rubbing to extremities; early manuscript notes and armorial label on front pastedown, toning and occasional early ink marginalia and underlining; very good.

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