De Successionibus. [nine Books In Three Sections]..

VÂZQUEZ DE MENCHACA, FERNANDO..

Bound in original calf; rebacked using original spine with ink titles, divided into compartments with raised bands. Extremities worn and lower outer margins and parts of text damp stained without affecting legibility; otherwise a very good copy. Early armourial bookplate with name, Vquzan. Early inscription on title page.

£200.00

Publisher

Sumptibus IanAnt, Saraceni et Alexandri Pernet.,

Place

Coloniæ Allobrogvm (Cologne)

Date

1612

Synopsis

D. fern. vasquvij pinciani menchacensis, hispani, i.c. solertissimi, et in svmmo serenissimi d. philippi, hispaniarum regis potentissimi prætorio senatoris dignissimi: de svccessionibvs et vltimis volvntatibvs. libri ix in tres tomos divisi: qvorvm materiam sequens pagina indicat. tomus primus. opvs plane avrevm, nvnc qvarto in gratiam illvstrissimæ jvrissprvdentiae addictorvm, recvsvm, et ab infinitis mendis repurgatum, diuersisque characterum schematibus exornatum. cvm indice praeter ceteros prorsvs novo: sede materiarvm totius operis: aliquot communibus conclusionibus peregrinis, ac recentiori quorundam verborum explicatione.

Item Description

Folio, in sixes. 9 x 13.75 inches. [6] + 579 + [64] pp. index + 299 pp. + 200 pp. Occasional mispagination with irregularities in pagination and register after p.71 with repetition of G signature; however the catch words indicate that all pages are present. Separate section titles, pagination and and registers for Books I and II. Text in double columns. Title page in red and black. All text in Latin.

Illustrations

Decorated by title page and head and tailpiece vignettes and by initials.

Notes

Vâzquez de Menchaca (1512-69), of the Salamanca School, was a celebrated Spanish jurist. He concerned himself with issues of imperial sovereignty, international relations, the equality of all men and the freedom of the seas. This title was first published in Frankfurt am Main, 1577.
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