The Civil Law in its Natural Order

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by Jean Domat

Domat's Civil Law is a great work that combines the materials of Roman and French law into a single system and places it on a foundation of ethical principles. [1]

Bibliographic Information

Author: Jean Domat

Title: The Civil Law in its Natural Order: Together with the Public Law

Published: London: Printed by J. Bettenham, for E. Bell, 1722.


Evidence for Inclusion in Wythe's Library

Description of the Wolf Law Library's copy

Bound in contemporary calf with paneled boards, raised bands, and lettering pieces on the spine. Contains attractive woodcut head-pieces and tail-pieces and a full-page copperplate table of descents.


  1. Holdsworth, History of English Law XII:428. Marvin, Legal Bibliography (1847) 271. English Short-Title Catalogue T96069