Canon law

There are two new sets of images in the Rare Book Collection’s Flickr galleries: Tractatus iuris (1549) and Tractatus universi iuris (1584-86). Apart from the title...
I have two people to thank for independently solving my Provenance Puzzle #2: my friend the San Antonio tax attorney and bibliophile Farley Katz, and Christopher Frey...
Fragment: Sextus liber decretalium (Bologna or Padua) Date: c. 1320-1330? Found in: Bologna (Italy). Statutorum inclytae civitatis … Bononiae, vol. 2. Bologna:...
Fragment: Decretales Gregorii IX, with gloss (Bologna or Avignon) Date: c. 1240-50 Found in: Massa, Antonio. De usuris. Rome: Valerio Dorico, 1557. The landscape of...
I was pleased to welcome about 30 freshmen from Yale’s Directed Studies program to the Paskus-Danziger Rare Book Room on November 4. They were accompanied by three of...
My Flickr frenzy continues… Another new portrait gallery in the Rare Book Collection’s section of the Yale Law Library Flickr site comes from Lodovico Vedriani...
One of the first portrait albums ever published featured Italy’s outstanding jurists, Antoine Lafréry’s Illustrium iureconsultorum imagenes (Rome, 1566?). The...
Here are a few of the highlights from our acquisitions in the past three months. For our growing collection of illustrated law books: Quadruvium ecclesie (Paris,...
A recent addition to our collection of illustrated law books is Johann Werle’s Album Juridicum (Augsburg, 1733), a collection of legal maxims arranged by topic. The...
The Yale Law Library has finished cataloging the Roman-Canon Law Collection of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (ABCNY). This means that all of this rich...

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