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Napoléon Bonaparte - Code civil des Français [Première édition] - 1804

Napoléon Bonaparte - Code civil des Français [Première édition] - 1804

Napoléon Bonaparte - Code civil des Français [Première édition] - 1804
Law - Quantity: 1 - Other - see description - Book

First extremely rare edition of the French Civil Code in mini format (10.2x6.3x3.9 cm), year XII according to the revolutionary calendar or 1804 according to the Gregorian calendar.

It was during his government of the then French Consulate, before the First French Empire that the first Civil Code of the time was promulgated, the first codification of laws in 1804. Signed therefore by Naopléon Bonaparte as consul and not as Empèrador as it is later.

Printed in 1804 by J.J. Marcel, Director of the Official Printing Office of the Republic.

This beautiful copy of the original binding, all the pages as well as its index etc.

Like any law book, it is divided into chapters, sections ... depending on the subject matter they deal with.

It is an authentic collectible piece for lovers of Law, lawyers, jurists, judges as well as history since it was the first Code of Laws that served as the basis and inspiration for all subsequent codification, establishing a system that would form European and American law. latin.

Not to mention that it is a book over 200 years old. It has very small stains of humidity as can be seen in the images

Napoléon already said:

"My true glory is not having won forty battles; Waterloo will erase the memory of so many victories; what will erase nothing, what will live forever is my Civil Code"

The images are part of the description.
Insured shipping and collection point if possible.

Lot details
Number of Books
Author/ Illustrator
Napoléon Bonaparte
Book Title
Code civil des Français [Première édition]
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1st Edition
Original language
Imprimerie Officiel de la République
Binding/ Material
Other - see description
Number of pages
10.2×6.3 cm
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