The Works of Mr. Antoine D'Espeisses, Lawyer and Juriconsult of Montpellier
where all the most important matters of Roman Law are methodically explained & accommodated to French Law.
Confirmed by the arrests of sovereign courts, & enriched with the most useful Doctrines of Ancient & Modern Authors.
Latest edition, newly Revised & Corrected
Place, publisher, date: Lyon, Anisson & Posuel, 1696
Book of ancient law, written by Antoine Despeisses, 1594-1658, lawyer and jurisconsult in Montpellier. The four volumes deal respectively with contracts, testamentary successions, civil, penal and seigniorial rights and taxes.
Binding: Full sheepskin, spine with 6 raised bands decorated with boxes with fleurons and gilt title
Size: in-6, 21.5 x 35.5 cm. Text in two columns. Complete.
Number of pages: 471-271-450pp. + approximately 200 pages of "General Table of all Notable Matters and Decisions, contained in four Volumes of this Book".
Weight: 3.65 kg.
Condition: rubbed binding, 2 broken corners, water stains, otherwise very good condition