Beautiful and rare Venetian edition. At the famous treatise of the magistrate of Arezzo, are added the writings of Agostino Bonfranceschi, Alberto Gandino, Bonifacio Vitalini and Jeronimo Cucalon. Criminal law is examined as a whole thing: murder, slander, adultery, sodomy; very interesting chapters on torture and coercion to obtain confessions. DBI: "The writings of G. imprinted in deeply a footprint in the history of law. Very famous Tractatus de maleficiis, the most popular and widespread discussion of criminal law and procedure, appeared about one hundred fifty years after the efforts of Alberto da Gandino and Bonifacio Antelmi (pseudo-Vitalini). ... Destined to practice as a science, the treaty in its structure is linked to this ambivalence: it opens with an act of Inquisition and an imaginary sentence than later, almost word for word, are discussed in 85 categories, with relevant scientific literature, recalls personal experiences, exhortations and warnings to judges, lawyers and students. The script, accompanied by additions of Agostino Bonfranceschi and later Girolamo Chuchalon ... was soon released with the two oldest criminal law treatises..." "USTC, 831,738; EDIT 16, 20365.