by Raddoux, Louis
1628. Liege: Typis Christiani Ouwerx, 1628. Liege: Typis Christiani Ouwerx, 1628. Liege's Place in the Holy Roman Empire [Raddoux, Louis]. Iura Sacri Romani Imperii in Dominio de Fleron, Vulgo Advocatia Nostrae Dominae Urbis Regalis Aquisgranensis, Iuxta Civitate Leodiensem Sito, Quod Fuit ab Omni Aeuo sub Imperio, Nunc Cancellaria Brabantiae Sibi Subijcere Contendit. Liege: Typis Christiani Ouwerx, 1628.  pp. Quarto (7-1/4" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary three-quarter sheep over speckled boards, gilt spine with raised bands and lettering pieces, speckled edges. Light rubbing to boards, heavier rubbing to extremities with wear to edges, chipping to head of spine, corners bumped and somewhat worn, hinges partially cracked. Light browning to text, somewhat heavier in places, light foxing to a few leaves, some soiling to title page. Early owner annotation to front pastedown, two early owner signatures to title page, interior otherwise clean. $1,250. * Only edition. Though part of the Holy Roman Empire, the state of Liege enjoyed a great deal of autonomy. Raddoux outlines, and to some extent defends, Liege's legal relations within the Holy Roman Empire and the jurisdiction of the courts of Aachen, a political and legal center of empire located in Liege. Raddoux held several bureaucratic offices in Liege, most notably treasurer of the Prince-Archbishop. OCLC locates 2 copies, none in North America. Dekkers, Bibliotheca Belgica Juridica 139.
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