4to, pp. ; 323, ; double column, roman letter; title printed in red and black, woodcut printer’s device to title, woodcut headpieces, initials and text ornaments; small, light mostly-marginal waterstain affecting a single quire at head, one leaf with lower outer blank corner torn away, a very little insignificant foxing; a very good copy in contemporary limp vellum, lower board with losses as a result of skin-flaws, paper library label to spine.
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Tractationes Variae ... Prima ... De Simonia. Secunda, De Alienatione bonorum ecclesiasticorum. Tertia, De Largitione munerum, regularibus utriusque sexus interdicta. Quarta, De Obligatione insumendi beneficiorum fructus in pios usus. Quinta, De Onere, et obligatione beneficiorum ad residendum. Sexta, De Obligatione denunciandi delinquentes, praesertim haereticos, & confessarios ad turpia in confessione sollicitantes.
Rare early edition of six legal tracts by Bonacina, one of the foremost jurists, theologians and moralists of his age. Bonacina was to die suddenly three years later, immediately after having been appointed Nuncio of Urban VIII at the court of the Emperor.
Three copies located in American libraries: Berkeley Law, De Paul, Library of Congress.
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