Rare Lyons Imprint of a Notable Canon-Law Handbook [Formularium Procuratorum]. Formulare Advocatorum & Procuratorum Romane Curie & Regii Perlamenti Practicam Secundum Jura Communia Clarissime Ostendens: Continens & Tradens Formam Commissionum Articulorum; Exceptionum; Duplicationum; Petitionum; Appellationum; Libellorum; Protestationum; Replicationum; Interrogatoriorum; Sententiarum. [Lyons: Magistrum Simonem Bivilaqua, 1518]. [vi], CLXXVIII ff. Main text in parallel columns. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4"). Contemporary limp vellum with lapped edges and thong ties, faint early hand-lettered titles to spine and top edge of text block, endpapers renewed. Some rubbing to extremities, moderate soiling, spine darkened, early signatures to front and rear covers. Woodcut initials. Light browning to title page, toning to text, faint dampstaining in a few places. Later owner signature to title page, tiny inkstamp to head of following leaf, interior otherwise clean. $2,750. * The work, compiled from unidentified sources by an unidentified compiler, was originally published in Rome in 1479 with colophon title Procuratorum Formularius. Usually referred to as the Formularium Procuratorum, it is a collection of canon-law legal instruments established by the Roman Curia relating to procedure, actions and defenses. It offers an excellent "ground level" view of canon law practice in the early modern era. No copies of the 1514 Lyons imprint located on OCLC, or in Adams or Baudrier. One copy located in North America (at GWU Law School). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Formulare Advocatorum & Procuratorum Romane ...
Publication Date: 1518
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