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    [Corvinus van Belderen, editor] Institutiones D. Justiniani SS. Princ. Typis Variae; Rubris Nucleum Exhibentibus. Accesserunt ex Digestis Tituli de Verborum, Significatione, & Regul. Juris. (Amsterdam: Apud Danielem Elzevierium, 1676), second Elzevier edition, the first published in 1646 [viii], 391 pages, [102], woodcut of Minerva on the title page, first half of text printed in red and black, bound in later full-calf binding, marble endpapers, four raised bands on the spine, gilt titles and spine decoration, 32mo (2.5" x 5"), exterior hinges cracked, loss to head and foot of spine, small hole in title on spine, boards rubbed, corners well-worn, foxing to preliminary pages, book block tight and sound, a very good copy of this scarce work. Originally commissioned by the Emperor Justinian in 530 CE, the body of writings known collectively as the Corpus Juris Civilis preserved and restated all existing Roman law. Intended for students, the Institutes is a synopsis of the reformed legal system. It supplanted the earlier Institutes of Gaius.

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