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Code Napoleon
Code Civil des Francais, Entierement Conforme a l'Edition Originale
Rare Wide-Margined 1804 Edition of the Code Napoleon with Extensive Contemporary Annotations [Code Napoleon]. Code Civil des Francais, Entierement Conforme a l'Edition Originale Precede de la Table des Titres: Suivi des Lois Transitoires; Du Tableau des Distances de Paris aux Chefs-Lieux des Departements et d'une Table Alphabetique des Matieres. Paris: Chez N. Renaudiere, Et Madame Dufresne, 1804. [iv], 464 (of 467) pp. Final 4 pp. of index lacking. Quarto (10" x 8"). Nineteenth-century quarter sheep over marbled boards, calf lettering piece to spine, marbled endpapers. A few scuffs to boards, rubbing to spine and extremities, chipping to edges of lettering piece, corners lightly bumped, hinges starting, light toning, faint dampstaining, mostly to gutter and head of text block, crack in text block between pp. 460 and 161, recent paper repairs to tears in final leaf. Text printed on wide-margined paper, annotations to margins in neat early hand throughout, signature of annotator to title page. ,500. * Renaudiere and Dufresne's wide-margined edition was published the same year as the first official edition issued by the Imprimerie de la Republique. Our copy belonged to a distinguished attorney named Theodore Boucherat of Bar-sur-Aube, a town in France's Champaign Region. His annotations are mostly from the years 1807 to 1811. They offer a fascinating view of how a practitioner responded to the Code shortly after it was enacted. Many annotations record amendments to articles and subsequent changes to those amendments through rulings by the Court of Cassation, courts of appeal … [Click Below for Full Description]
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