[Ferdinand II, Emperor]. Des löblichen Fürstenthums Steyer Gerichtsordnung, wie vor der Landshauptmannschaft und dem Schrannengericht procedirt werden solle; reformirt im Jahr 1622.

Graz, Widmanstätter heirs, 1761.

Small folio (ca. 198 x 302 mm). (10), 86 (but: 106) pp. With woodcut armorial title vignette, full-page woodcut illustration of the Styrian arms, woodcut headpiece and tailpiece. Contemporary full vellum with green ribbons. All edges sprinkled red.


The procedural law for the Duchy of Styria, first published thus in 1622, following an order of Emperor Ferdinand II. The full-page woodcut illustration shows the Styrian full ducal coat of arms, while the title vignette displays the arms of Archduke Ferdinand II. The headpiece shows Justice seated, surrounded by animal and floral motifs.

Final page erroneously paginated "86", corrected to "106" in pencil. Binding slightly rubbed. Paper evenly browned and brownstained throughout.


Graff 1950. Cf. Stubenrauch 1367 (1620, 1622 ed.). Sauer/Auvermann 2192, II (1622 ed.). Schmitz, Historisch-topograpisches Lexicon von Steyermark IV, 20.

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