1 volume (62 leaves) : paper ; 21 x 17 cm microfilm reel : negative (05-08) and positive (Robbins MS 130)
Lectures on German civil procedure given by Plank at Greifswald in 1848 and 1849, which appear to have been copied and compiled by Gustav Gutsch.
Ms. codex. Title transcribed from folio 1r. Collation: Paper, fol. i (modern paper) + 62. Origin: Written in Germany between 1848 and 1849. Typescript title page reads: "Gemeiner deutscher Civilprocess, J.W. Plank. Letures delivered at Greifswald, 1848-1849." Shelfmark: Berkeley, CA, the Robbins Collection, UC Berkeley School of Law, Robbins MS 130.
Restrictions: Inquiries concerning this item should be directed to the reference librarian for the Robbins Collection.
Wilhelm von Plank, born 1817 in Göttingen, was a German jurist. He held professorships in Roman law, civil law, and procedure at the Universität Basel from 1842-1845, at the Universität Greifswald from 1845-1850, at Kiel from 1850-1867, and at Christian-Albrechts-Universität München from 1867 onwards. He died in Munich in 1900. His brother, Gottlieb, was also a jurist, and he is the father of Max Planck, the physicist.
Provenance: "Ex libris m.ser. Gùstavi Gùstch, 1849" inscribed in ink on front pastedown. "A gift to the School of Jurisprudence" affixed to and "Law Library Univ. of Calif. Berkeley" and "stack-7" stamped on the front pastedown.
Quarter bound in patterned paper and brown cloth; "Planck Civilprocess," arabesques, and bands stamped in gilt on spine.