Very Good. Item #9124
Paris: Jean Baptiste Loyson, 1658. Seconde Edition, revue & corrigée de nouveau. 12mo (14.5cm.); full contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine in six compartments; ,523pp.; woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces. Leather a bit dried and scuffed with brief exposure at corners, shallow loss at spine ends, else Very Good and sound, albeit lacking half title. This volume contains the first two of four books of Institutes, the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I's codification of Roman Law, first introduced in 533 C.E.