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1729 Very Justice in the Court of Louis XIV

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1729 Very   Justice in the Court of Louis XIV 1729 Very   Justice in the Court of Louis XIV 1729 Very   Justice in the Court of Louis XIV 1729 Very   Justice in the Court of Louis XIV


Pre-French Revolution, Survived the Book BurningsJudicial and Legal Overview of the MonarchyLegal Dictionary
You are bidding on a beautiful historic and leather bound edition of a “Nouvelle Introduction a La Pratique” New Introduction Into The Practice (of Law) authored by Claude Joseph de Ferrière, a well known judge and Dean Faculty of Law in Paris during the reign French King Louis XIV, the initial monarch installed in Versailles Palace.

The immense significance of this volume, written in 1729 (in ancient French) and published by Michel Brunet Printers of Paris provides concise legal terminology and definitions concerning the pre-French Revolution Government Legal and Criminal Code and judicial customs. This publication was considered the most popular reference book for the French legal profession during the “Sun King’s” reign and his subsequent predecessors.

This leather bound jewel includes gold-gilted embossing on the ribbed spine and is 778 pages. This edition is Volume 2 covering letters I-Y in the series. The book measures 6 3/4x 4” (17x10cm). The book was printed with the Full Privileges and Approval of the King.

This book bears official testimony to a monarchy and social hierarchy, which would not survive the conclusion of that century. The books’ own survival is likely a fascinating narrative as the Parisian mobs routinely burned these symbolic volumes during “The Terror” that followed the overthrow of the monarchy. Napoleon Bonaparte, upon his ascension would later radically revise the entire French lega


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