Commentarius in Kaysers Carl des Fünfften und des H. Roem. Reichs Penliche Hals-Gerichts-Ordnung
VON FRÖLICHSBURG, Johann Christoph Frölich; WOHLER, Johann Konrad
Legal text by Austrian legal scholar Johann Christoph Frölich von Frölichsburg (1657-1729) deals with the questioning of witnesses, torture, and offenses such as theft, murder, kidnapping, witchcraft, heresy, etc. The work led to greater legal certainty since judges had a work they could consult, presenting clear guidelines on charges and punishments. The author believed in witchcraft but warned against excessive use of torture. German text.
Publisher: zu finden bey Johann Conrad Wohlern
Date Published: 1727
Place Published: Franckfurth und Leipzig
Condition: Very good
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: , 364, 432,  p. 22 cm. Engraved frontispiece. Rebound in quarter leather with marbled paper, new endpapers, original spine label. Red and black title. Ink stamp on rear of title. Some spotting throughout. Intermittent stains on bottom corners, not affecting text. Notation in blue pencil on front leaf.