Averanius, Josephus. [Averani, Giuseppe 1662-1738]

Interpretationum juris libri II; in quibus multa cum Juris Civilis, tum aliorum Veterum Scriptorum, loca nova ratione illustrantur: multa item ex antiquitate Romana Graecaque docte pertractantur.

Published: Lugduni Batavorum apud Petrum Vander Aa 1716

Date: 1716

8vo, two parts in one vol., pp. [xxiv], 708, [lxii], titles red and black with copper engraved printer's device, contemporary vellum, binding slightly warped.

Bibliography
Roberts p. 41; Dupin 729

Quote
"Ses interprétations sont savantes. Son objet principal est de faire disparaître les contradictions des lois ou antinomies apparentes. Souvent il y réussit avec beaucoup d'habilité; quelquefois aussi, il n'est que subtil."--Dupin

Note
Giuseppe Averani, born in Florence, studied law at Pisa, held the chair of civil law there, reputed for his reform of Pisan legal studies. Also studied classical geography, philosophy, theology, astronomy, geometry, mathematics and as a physicist undertook several noted innovative experiments, member of the Royal Society of London. Wrote De Momentis corporum gravium inclinatis in defense of Galileo, founded the Accademia degli Oppressi where he organised discussions on physics.

Condition
Binding slightly warped, slightly dust soiled

Binding
Contemp. vellum

€200

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