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TELLES, José Homem Correa

Doutrina das Acções accommodada ao Foro de Portugal.

£100

Coimbra, Na Real Imprensa da Universidade, 1819.

Description

Small 4to.  VII (1 blank), 220 pp.  With vignette of Royal arms on title p.  Contemporary calf, spine gilt (back cover slightly stained & buckled).   Ownership signature on title p., traces of damp staining in outer margins of end ff.

First edition of an influential work on the legal system in Portugal.   The aim of the author, a well-known jurisconsult, was to provide the reader with a knowledge of the law, which he considered to be very important, and he gives extensive legal and financial advice.   In the prologue he records his debt to Justus Henning Boehmer, on whose writings the book is based.  

Innocêncio IV, 368.   

 

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