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Damhouder, Josse de [Jodocus]; Jost de Damhouder
Pupillorum Patrocinium, Legum et Praxeos Studiosis, Non Minus...
1564. Contains the First Illustration of an Auction to Appear in a Book Damhouder, Josse (Joost) de [1507-1581]. Pupillorum Patrocinium, Legum et Praxeos Studiosis; Non Minus Utile Quam Necessarium, Iconibus Materiae Subiectae Convenientibus Illustratum, Iam Denuo Vigili Cura, & Non Poenitenda Accessione Locupletatum. Item De Magnificentia Politiae Amplissimae Civitatis Brugarum, Cum Eiusdem Topographia, & In Laudem Aplissimi Senatus Oratione. Subhastationum Compendiosa Exegesis, Iterum Recognita & Locupletata. Index Verborum Rerunque Locupletissimus. Antwerp: Apud Ioannem Bellerum, 1564. [xii], 180, [18] ff. Main text in parallel columns. 12 woodcut plates, 1 double-page. Quarto (7-1/2" x 6-1/4"). Contemporary limp vellum, early hand-lettered title to spine, endpapers renewed. Moderate soiling, light rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and lightly worn. Moderate toning, light foxing and faint dampstaining to a few leaves, light edgewear faint early owner signature and a few minor tears to title page, another minor tear to f. 71., paper repairs to margins of title page, fol. 1 and fol. 71. An attractive copy of a scarce edition. ,500. * Third edition. First published in 1544, this is a comprehensive treatise on the law of guardian and ward. Like Damhouder's works on civil and criminal law, Pupillorum Patrocinium has plates that illustrate points in the text. One depicts three young orphans with their guardian, tutor, godfather, conservator and executor before a magistrate, facing preface. Other plates depict situations in later stages of life, such as a guardian introduc … [Click Below for Full Description]
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