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Analyse das theses de direito enfyteutico, que se defenderão no presente anno na Universidade de Coimbra ?.
Lisbon, Na Regia Officina Typografica, 1789. - (1 l.), 87 pp. 4°, contemporary decorated wrappers (slight wear to spine), all edges gilt. In fine condition. ---- FIRST EDITION, very rare. Ferreira's first published work was an apparently unrecorded defense of his thesis on emphyteusis (Coimbra 1785), while his first generally known work, @Elementa juris emphyteuticii (Coimbra, 1789), was a textbook on emphyteusis. With origins in Roman law, emphyteusis involved contracts by which extended or perpetual rights were granted for the use of agricultural land, subject to rental payments and the grantee's obligation to keep the land in cultivation. Ferreira's analysis was immediately attacked in three theses defended at Coimbra during 1789. In this work, Ferreira notes 14 points of disagreement between his work and those of his opponents, and provides in three letters a detailed defense of his views.Ferreira Cardoso da Costa (1765-1834) was born in Bahia, took his law degree at Coimbra University in 1785, and was appointed to its faculty in 1788. With a profound knowledge of ancient and modern law, he became a noted jurisconsult, serving as magistrate in Portugal for some years. In 1810 he was rounded up with others accused of Jacobinism and collaborating with the French (the "Setembrizada"), and deported to Ilha Terceira. There he married into a wealthy family and spent the rest of his life in the Azores. He was a corresponding member of the Real Academia das Sciencias de Lisboa.---- Borba de Moraes (1983) I, 223; not in @Período colonial. Innocêncio VII, 427: citing an 8° edition of Lisbon 1816, which he had not seen and thought might be the second edition. Sacramento Blake VII, 363: also citing only the 1816 edition. @Imprensa Nacional 405. Not in JCB, @Portuguese and Brazilian Books. Not located in NUC. OCLC: 43054491 (Oxford University). Not located in Porbase, which lists only a Coimbra 1814 edition in two copies, both in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Copac repeats Oxford University only. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
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