Paris: Michaelem Sonnium, 1621. Small folio (in 6s). Item #019233
Ultima Editio. From the library of Ernst Kantorowicz, an authority on canonical and monarchial law. Rene Choppin was an eminent French jurist. After his early studies he became a lawyer at the Parliament of Paris. In his earliest writings he systematized the work of DuMoulin. This led Fran Hotman as a committed friend of Calvin to attack his theories. 498, pp. Familiaris Index, pp., Elenchus Proprior Noninum, pp. Index, bound in full vellum, raised bands, two paper spine labels, one lettered in gilt, the other in black, bottom fore-edge has Choppin. D. Doman. Francie in an old Latin script in brown ink, vellum torn at head with some vellum missing. Old Seminary bookplate.