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Codice Feudale della Serenissima Repubblica di Venezia.
Venezia, Figliuoli del Qu. Z. Antonio Pinelli, [1780]

Folio, mm. 435x305; Nice Venetian binding in full leather, spine with 5 ribs con gilt ornaments, marbled end papers; pp. 8, including Title page, XCI, 1, 244, 2. Title page with st. Marcus Lion woodcut; text on two columns.

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Leggi riguardanti gli obblighi de' giusdicenti, e loro ministri.

Venezia, Pinelli 1782

4to, mm. 270x190; pp. 21, 1 bl.
Original editions. The Code contains the laws relating to the feudal rights that were going on in the Republic of Venice, in the Mainland and the overseas territories, from 1328 to 1780. The Index of Feudal Titles, provides the content of the work in detail, divided into chapters such as: Magistrate feuds over derivations and memberships, Baronie overseas, vicariates in the territory of Verona, privileges in the land of Friuli and customs of that country, feudal property, census, levels, rents in the Polesine of Rovigo, feudal investitures, census, tenths levels, lease and freight prepayment, feuds from suppressed the patriarchate of Aquileia ... These laws, measures, taken parts of the Great Council Pregadi and Council of Ten: in the first part summary of the sessions in Italian, 244 in the final pages of the texts official documents in Latin and Italian.

Cicogna 1239; S. Zamperetti, La figura del feudatario nella Repubblica di Venezia di fine ’700, «Acta Histriae», 15-1, 2007, pp. 235-248. Slight sign of wear, nice specimen printed on strong paper with wide margins.
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Estimate €600 - €800Dec 28, 2016
Starting Price €350
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