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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books (before 1700)

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V68442

Author Argentre,Bertrand D'
Title COMMENTARII IN PATRIAS BRITONUM LEGES, Seu Consuetudines generales antiquiss. Ducatus Brittanniae. BOUND with COUSTUMES GENERALES DU PAS ET DUCHE DE BRETAGNE .. Aitiologia sive ratiocinatio de reformandis causis.
PlacePub Paris
Publisher Jacques d'Allin
Date 1661, 1660
Illustrations Nice printer mark with crown & garter & coats of arms etc.
Description Two works in One volume large folio (370x240mm) contemporary calf on 5 raised bands compartments gilt and gilt maroon gilt label (corners quite worn/some splits to hinges but quite sound and all bands holding) Half title + Titlepage in red and black +(2p=Dedication) +(1p=privilege) +(6p Author,Printer prefaces) +(4p laudatory poems in Greek,Latin & french) +(2p contents) +2164 columns +(51pp=index) +(1p=blank) TP to 2nd work dated 1660 +(14p)+212p (recte 112)+(7p=index) Text in French and Latin. Common law and unwritten rights and regulations having to do with everyday life, ownership,the prerogatives and duties for each social and economic class,and often local to the people of Britanny in the 16th-17th century. Went through later editions with slight name changes (Brunet II 397).
Booknumber V68442
Price Price: GBP 380.00 or USD 532.00
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