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Title: De Usu Et Authoritate Iuris Civilis Romanorum, In Dominiis Principum Christianorum, Libri Duo. Authore Arthuro Duck, LL. D.
Description: Lugd. Batav. [Leiden] : Ex Officina Elseviriorum. Academ. Typograph. clo loc LIV. [1654 ] . 0. A very good original 17th century vellum binding. 12mo. 5.50" x 3.00" x 1.50". [46pp.]/pp.474/[53pp. - Index] . Smooth vellum binding with yapp leading edges, lightly soiled and rubbed. Original endpapers, lightly soiled. Ink doodles and previous owner's name to front-free-endpapers: "Charles Sweet 1874". Clear title-page in red and black with printer's vignette, lightly soiled. Clear Latin text throughout, with good margins. One small worm hole affects a word on the first 300 pages. There are also small worm tracks affecting the margins of 10 leaves of text plus10 leaves of the 'Index Rerum' ** "Arthur Duck (1580 – 16 December 1648), Doctor of Civil Law (LL.D.), of Chiswick, Middlesex, was a lawyer and Member of Parliament, born at Heavitree, near Exeter, Devon. De Usu et Authoritate Juris Civilis Romanorum, London, 1653 (assisted by Gerard Langbaine the Elder). It was translated in part by John Beaver in 1724 as On the Use and Authority of the Civil Law in the Kingdom of England and bound in the same volume with the translation of Claude Joseph de Ferrière's History of the Roman Law, London. It gives detailed information on the reception of Roman law in different European countries. The De Usu took a line on the "ancient constitution" that was rather hostile to royal authority.[13] It raised the general historical question of how law had evolved differently in different states. He was married at Wells Cathedral by Bishop Lake to Margaret Southworth, daughter of Henry Southworth, merchant, of London and Wells, by whom he left two daughters and co-heiresses, "vastly rich", according to the biographer John Prince." - see Wikipedia .

Keywords: 46202 Ex Officina Elseviriorum Duck Arthur Sir de Usu Et Authoritate Iuris Civilis Romanorum, in Dominiis Principum Christianorum Latin: : 17th Century

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