Law - Quantity: 1
|Publication year oldest item:||1651|
|Author/ Illustrator:||Hugo Grotius|
|Book Title:||De Jure Belli ac Pacis libri tres|
|Number of Books:||1|
|Publisher:||Amstelodami, Apud Joannem Janssonium|
Hugo Grotius - Hugonis Grotii. De jure belli ac pacis libri tres : in quibus jus naturae & gentium, item juris publici praecipua explicantur : accesserunt & Annotata in Epistolam Pauli ad Philemonem. Amstelodami, Apud Joannem Janssonium, 1651 - XIV, 570pp. + XVIII. (2) ff. bl. - 20 x 13 cm
Beautiful binding full brown calf leather (binding of the time), spine with 6 adorned raised bands, golden framing and fleurons in the compartments; initials E.G at the bottom of the spine; golden fillets on cuts. Double golden frames on the covers; red edges. Friction, wear and tear (not too serious) on corners (dented), borders; spine with wear and tear in head and tail, a joint a little split in head, covers with friction of use (not too serious); inside: satisfactory overall; title in red and black, banners and end pieces. Nice copy with a pretty binding of the time; volume from the library of a religious congregation.
Capital book of the Dutch Huig van Groot (1589-1645), originally published in Latin in 1625, he had a considerable impact. It's strictly speaking, the first book on the law of war and international law in general, or at least the first dealing thoroughly with this issue which had already been drafted before him. Grotius manages, in his book, linking these issues to a general moral science based on natural law, design at the origin of all theories of natural law as well as the design rational, Locke to Rousseau.
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