Grotius on Roman-Dutch Law Grotius, Hugo [1583-1645]. Groenewegen van der Made, Simon van [1613-1652], Notes. Maasdorp, A.F.S. [1847-1931], Translator. The Introduction to Dutch Jurisprudence of Hugo Grotius: With Notes by Simon van Groenewegen van der Made, And References to van der Keesel's Theses and Schorer's Notes. Cape Town: J.C. Juta, 1878. xix, 557 pp. Octavo (7-1/4" x 4-1/2"). Nineteenth-century three-quarter morocco over pebbled cloth, marbled endpapers. Some rubbing to extremities, hinges just starting at ends, internally fresh. Ex-Birmingham Law Society Library. Its insignia to spine and boards, bookplate and location label to front pastedown, small inkstamps to preliminaries and a few text leaves. $450. * Originally published in 1631, this is an important systematic treatise on the law of the province of Holland in the seventeenth century, the mixture of local and Roman procedure known as Roman-Dutch law. OCLC locates 3 copies in North American law libraries (George Washington University, Social Law, Yale). Roberts, A South African Legal Bibliography 142.
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