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Von Forstlicher Oberherrligkeit und Gerechtigkeit, Was die.
1561 - Fascinating Sixteenth-Century Digest of Land and Hunting Laws Meurer, Noe [1525-1583]. Spangenberg, Cyriacus [1528-1604]. Von Forstlicher Oberherrligkeit und Gerechtigkeit, Was die Recht, Der Gebrauch, Und die Billigkeit Desshalben Vermog. Item: Von dem Waren Oder Gerechten Rechten, Der Teutschen Gerechtigkeit, Aequitate Oder Billigkeit, Wie und Wenn die von Einem Jeden Gerechten und Nit zu Strengen Richter, Nach Gestalt und Gelegenheit Furfallender Ungleicher Fall und Sachen Zuhalten, Und Darnach zu Urteilen Sey. Alles Beschriben durch den Hochgelehrten Noe Meurer. Auch vom Rechtmessigen Jagen und vom Missbrauch Desselbigen, Bestendiger Bericht durch M. Cyriacum Spangenberg. [Frankfurt am Main: Weigand Han and Georg Raben, 1561]. c, xxxvii, [1], lxxx, [4] ff. Three parts in one volume. Folio (11" x 7"). Recent paper-covered boards retaining earlier paper spine, endpapers renewed, edges rouged. Light soiling, front joint just starting at head, recent owner bookplate to front pastedown. Title page printed in red and black, large woodcut coat of arms to verso. Light browning to text, faint dampstaining to fore-edge of text block, two small library stamps to foot of title page. A nice copy of a handsomely printed volume. $2,500. * Second and final edition. Early game and land laws record the earliest attempts to preserve the environment. They also offer fascinating insights into social history due to their relevance to topics ranging from class structure to foodways. First published in 1560, Meurer and Spangenberg's compilation offers a thorough overview of land-use, fishing and hunting laws as they stood in the states of the Holy Roman Empire during the mid-sixteenth century. The first edition is considerably shorter than the second, containing 100 leaves. Both editions are scarce in North America. OCLC locates 2 copies of the first edition (at Columbia Law School and Yale University) and 1 copy of the second (at Harvard University). Not in Adams. Verzeichnis der im Deutschen Sprachbereich Erschienenen Drucke des 16. Jahrhunderts M5017. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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