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The oldest book in the Law Library is:

Nider, Johannes, 1380-1438. De contractibus mercatorum. [Cologne, Ulrich Zel, ca. 1468. [30] leaves, the last blank.  22.5 cm high. First edition.  Catalog url: http://umil.iii.com/record=b1115735.

The oldest piece in the Law Library is a manuscript:

Calderinus, Joannes, d. 1365. De ecclesiastico interdicto: distinctiones decretalium  (also a series of Questions disputed by Calderinus at Bologna between 1330 and 1346 and similar disputations of Paolo Liazari, canonist at Bologna). [111] leaves.  39 cm high.  Catalog url: http://umil.iii.com/record=b1117332.

 
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