Rare early edition of Praxis Rerum Civilium, Damhouder's influential standard work on civil law from 1567. The work is bound here with ‘Enchiridion parium aut similium iuris’, a 1569 handbook for civil law students.
The first part has 557 pp. (the last page is incorrectly numbered 575), 14 woodcuts with scenes from jurisprudence, a portrait of the author and the coat of arms of Margaret of Austria to whom the work is dedicated.
The second part has 222 pp. with 1 woodcut, a portrait and two coats of arms.
Some pages have marginal notes in Latin, in 16th-century or 17th-century manuscript.
16th-century edition in 19th-century binding. Carefully restored and beautifully bound with leather spine, marbled upper and lower boards and edge decoration.
Joost de Damhouder (1507-1581) was a Flemish jurist and civil servant in the service of the Spanish government in the Low Countries. During the religious conflicts, he sided with the Catholics and the Spanish.
De Damhouder wrote legal works that were considered standard works throughout Europe.
- Número de libros
- Autor/ Ilustrador
- Jodocus Damhouder
- Título del libro
- Praxis Rerum Civilium
- Año de publicación artículo más antiguo
- Año de publicación artículo más reciente
- Primera edición en este formato
- Lengua original
- Johannes Bellerus, Antwerpen
- Media piel
- Número de páginas
- 22×17 cm