Title: Imperatoris Justiniani Institutionum juris libri quatuor in artem digesti, 1671
Author: François Le Cointe; Institutiones Justiniani
Publisher: Typis Francisci Le Cointe, Parisiis
Condition: Very Good
An extremely scarce late 17th century edition of Le Cointe’s work on Emperor Justinian and his Institutes of four books on the art of legal digested. More commonly known as the Corpus Juris Civilis, or Justinian Code, it was the foundation for the Byzantine legal system for nearly nine hundred years, serving to bring law and order to the Byzantines.
Worldcat records no existing copies of this edition in libraries.
One finely bound volume in 12mo, (16)+554+(31)
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with minimal rubbing at the corners, and very light stress at the joints. There is a small crack on the back board. There is virtually no foxing or staining throughout.