Rachel, Samuel [1628-1691]. De Jure Naturae et Gentium Dissertationes. Vol. I. Reproduction of the Edition of 1676, with Introduction by Ludwig von Bar, and List of Errata. Washington: Published by the Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1916. 16a, , 335 pp. Original cloth, some shelfwear, soiling, fading to spine, internally clean. First signature partially detached, rear hinge starting. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown, perforated stamp to half-title, tiny inkstamp to following leaf. $20. * A title in the Carnegie Classics of International Law series. "He opposed Grotius in distinguishing the law of nations from natural law and basing it on agreements or custom, and sought to free his system from theological and moral principles and to introduce utilitarian ideas. He was one of the first to establish international law as a separate science and to stress its legally binding character.": Walker, Oxford Companion to Law 1029.
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