1750. Seventeenth-Century Italian Manuscript Law Dictionary [Manuscript]. [Law Dictionary]. Repertorium Universale [Spine Title]. [Amandola, Italy, c.1750].  pp. Quarto (10-3/4" x 8"). Contemporary vellum, early calligraphic title to spine, untrimmed edges, large hand-colored arms of owner to front pastedown. Light soiling and some edgewear, heavier wear to fore-edge of rear board, some cracks to text block, a few signatures partially detached. Moderate toning, faint dampstaining to first half of text block, small holes to a few leaves at beginning of text. Text in fine neat hand to rectos and versos of most leaves. $3,500. * Probably compiled in the mid-eighteenth century, this alphabetically arranged manuscript dictionary of terms in Roman, canon and feudal law was possibly compiled by the owner named above the coat of arms on the front pastedown: Mattia Toti, praetor of Amandola, a municipality in the Province of Fermo in the Marche region of Italy founded in 1248.
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