Göttingen: Verlag der Witwe Vandenhöck, 1779, 1780, 1777. Hardcover. Octavo. Vol. 1: (16) 384, (40) 691, Vol. 2: xxxii, 334, 182, 176pp. Bound in black cloth with handwritten lettering on labels of spine, protected by plastic covers. Illustrated title pages. Decorative head and endpieces. Extensive work on Civic Law and Summary Processes with applications in practical lectures. Volume one is structured into two chapters with extra judicial means to pursue justice, including jurisdiction, commissions, the adversaries, functions of lawyers and notaries as well as the different types of judicial procedures in part one, and part two elaborating on the trial process, including the initial complaint, proposals for a settlement, verdicts, evidence, etc.
Volume two deals with summary processes, legal actions that take effect without delay, respectively legal documents to achieve expeditious resolutions, arrest and detention procedures, civil proceedings, preliminary injunctions, bankruptcy, embarrassing court cases, etc. Claproth was a German jurist and the inventor of paper recycling. Text in German, Gothic script. Some wear along edges, rubbed and with paper remnants of removed labels at head of spine. Labels on spines with wear along edges. Identical inked notes on front free endpapers. Offsetting to free endpapers from plastic seal for plastic covers. Library stamps on first few pages of both volumes. Slightly starting at title page of volume two. Blocks with light age-toning and light foxing. Bindings in overall good-, interior in good to very good condition. g- to vg. Item #47875