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Szegedi, Johannes, S.J. [Szentkereszty, Paul:] Bipartita cynosura universi juris Hungarici de rebus, actionibus, et personis: a felici regimine S. Stephani, primi regis Ungarorum, ad moderna usque tempora, administratione justitiae florentissima; articulos quippe diaetales anni 1741. inclusive; ordine alphabetico decurrens: et omnes juris patrii decisiones, debita claritate, ac brevitate, methodice exhibens [...] pars I. De rebus, & actionibus [[...] Pars II. De personis, et familiis: decretalibus, seu in Decreto Generali, inclyti regni Hungariae, partiumque eidem annexarum, contentis. Jaurini [Györ], typis Greg. Joan. Streibig, privil. reg. episc. typogr. 1749.

First edition of this guide to Hungarian law, the first part is a descriptive index or dictionary of terms (Latin and Hungarian), with references and summaries, while the second contains indexes of personal names that appear in the Hungarian law.


2 vols. in 1, 4to., pp. [42] 430; [10] 144 [20]. Half-title, woodcut typographical decoration, head-pieces and initials. Light browning, foxing, bound in contemporary mottled calf, double blind rule to inner margins of covers, spine gilt with green morocco gilt label, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, all edges red (rubbed, worn, loss to head, and less so, to tail of spine, still sound). Inscription: "Ex libris Francisci Urbanyi".

OCLC (01/18) shows copies at LC, Harvard (2), Bibliothèque Nationale, BL. Stanford, and one location each in Italy, Hungary and Romania.