|Description:||In-folio, -192-[10, 1 bl., 1] pp. (minor soiling, tear in f. a2 of 2nd work, wormtrack in blank margin of last ff.).|
1st ed. of a commentary on the Institutes by the Frisian law professor and powerful politician Viglius (1507-1577), 'watchdog' of Charles V and Philip II, and also the first Royal Librarian. Woodcut mark on title and at the end.
Cont. ownership entry and annotations by 'Johannes vanden dycke Bruxellensis'.
Ref. VD16 A4525. Adams A2351. Dekkers 7:2.
Bound with: - ZASIUS, Udalricus - In tit. Institutionum de actionibus enarratio (...). Huic accessit Oratio nobilis adolescentis Christophori ab Hochemberg, in funere Zasii dicta. Epitaphium Zasii, per Erasmum Roterodamum. Basel, J. Bebel & M. Isingrin, 1537. Folio, [1, 1 bl., 14]-297- pp. Similar commentary by the German lawyer Zasius (1461-1535), with a poem by Erasmus on his death. Ref. VD16 ZV26284. Not in Adams, Erasmus Online.
Cont. blind-stamped calf (front joint splitting, rubbed, rebacked), gilt spine with red morocco label