Sale 2468 - Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books, March 8, 2018
140 LAW LOTS 140-149 SEE ALSO LOT 104 140 c ALFONSO X, King of Castile and Leon. Las Siete Partidas. Spanish text with Latin commentary by Alfonso Diez de Montalvo. Titles within woodcut historiated architectural borders; woodcut trees of consanguinity and affinity on B4v and B5r in part 4; woodcut white- on-black historiated and criblé initials throughout. 100, 81, , 127, ; 48, 67, , 62, 75,  leaves, including final colophon leaf in each volume.Together, 7 parts in 2 volumes. Folio, 374x265 mm, old limp vellum with spine title in ink and remnant of thong ties, front hinge cracked in second volume; margins trimmed slightly entering title borders, some headlines, and text on index leaves at end, varying and occasionally heavy browning and marginal dampstaining, scattered early underscoring and cropped marginalia, worming in gutters at beginning and end of first volume entering sidenotes, ink stains on leaf 79 in second part, clean tear in part 3 title, hole in upper inner corner of last 2 leaves in part 3 with loss to sidenote on penultimate leaf, repaired on colophon leaf, marginal worming in second volume without text loss, paper corrosion in lower outer corners affecting some sidenotes, tear in leaves 17 and 71 in part 7, portion of colophon leaf excised and restored with slight loss to printer’s device and text. Lyon: (Mathias Bonhomme for Alonzo Gómez and Enrique Toti), 1550 [400/600] 13th-century legal code forming the basis of the subsequent law of Spain and its colonies, first printed in 1491. Palau 7090; Sarton II, 838-39. 141 c (AUGSBURG.) Eines Ersamen Rahts der Statt Augspurg der Bezierd und Kleydungen halben auffgerichte Policey ordnung. Woodcut arms of Augsburg on title. 6 leaves. Folio, 258x177 mm, disbound; contents toned, few ink blots on title. Augsburg:Valentin Schönigk, 1582 [400/600] Dress code for various occupations and social classes in the city of Augsburg.