Antique Books, 1721 History of Weichbildes Saxony Towns Civil Law 18th century ( 1700s )

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1721 History of Weichbildes Saxony Saxon Towns Civil Family LAW German & Latin

A rare early 18th-century history of Saxon law and town geography. “Das Sächsische Weichbild” refers to the characteristics of small Saxon towns including city walls, jurisdiction, and topography. This work by Jacob Friedrich Ludovici, is printed in both German and Latin and is filled with smaller articles describing laws (mostly civil and family), business practices, and even religious law – particularly that of Judaism. Other topics include:

Dealing with inheritance

Of complaints made against someone when he’s unable to defend himself (absent)

Laws on weapons

Rights of a woman after death of her husband

Plus more!

LUDOVICI, Jacob Friedrich

Das Sächsische Weichbild, in der Lateinischen und jetzo gebräuchlich Hoch-Teutschen Sprache ... Nebst nöthigen Auszügen aus der Glosse ... wie auch einer Vorrede, darinnen die Historie des Weichbildes ... enthalten ist ... Herausgegeben von Jacob Friederich Ludovici

Halle : Verl. d. Waysenhauses, 1721.


Collation complete with all pages: 144, [13]

Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure

Language: Latin & German

Provenance:from the library of a Jewish book collector in Prague – Guido Kisch

Size: ~8in X 7in (20cm x 18cm)

Wear and imperfections commensurate with age and use.