VOET, Johannes

VOET, Johannes. Commentarius ad pandectas

The Hague, Apud Abrahamum de Hondt, 1723.


Large 4to. 2 vols, pp. (20), 974, (62); 1180, (68). Title page with woodcut vignette, double-column text, head and tail pieces, and floriated initials. Clean and crisp throughout. Modern quarter calf binding with marbled paper over boards and red morocco label with stamped title to spine. Early autograph on title page. Initials “E. G.” (Emanuel Gluckmann) in red ink on fore-edge. A fine copy.

Fourth edition of this work. Johannes Voet (1647 – 1713) was a Dutch jurist whose work remains highly influential in modern Roman-Dutch law. Voet’s most famous work is his Commentarius ad Pandectas (i.e. Commentary on the Digest), first published in 1698.