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Mare Clausum [1st ed] Bound With De Successionibus & 3 Other Works. John Selden, Dionysius Vossius, Daniel Heinsius.
Mare Clausum [1st ed] Bound With De Successionibus & 3 Other Works
Mare Clausum [1st ed] Bound With De Successionibus & 3 Other Works
Mare Clausum [1st ed] Bound With De Successionibus & 3 Other Works

Mare Clausum [1st ed] Bound With De Successionibus & 3 Other Works

The First Major English Text on International Law Selden, John [1584-1654]. Mare Clausum Seu de Domino Maris Libri Duo. Primo, Mare, ex Jure Naturae Seu Gentium, Omnium Hominum non Esse Commune, Sed Dominii Privati seu Proprietatis Capax, Pariter ac Tellurem, Esse Demonstratur. Secundon, Serenissimum Magnae Britanniae Regem Maris Circumflui, ut Individuae Atque Perpetuae Imperii Britannici Appendicis, Dominum Esse, Asseritur. London: Excudebat Will. Stanesbeius, pro Richard Meighen, 1635. [xxvi], 304, [12], [1] pp. Copperplate map, woodcut map, six woodcut text illustrations. [Bound with] Selden, John. De Successionibus in Bona Defuncti, Ad Leges Ebraeorum, Liber Singularis. Editio Altera, Correctior & Multum Auctior. Accedunt Ejusdem De Successione in Pontificatum Ebraeorum, Libri Duo. Prior Historicus Est; Pontificum ab Aharone Usque ad Templi Secundi Excidium Successionem Continens. Posterior est Iuridicus; Legitima, Seu Quae in Successione Pontificali Adeoque in Admissione ad Munus Sacerdotale Apud Ebraeos Juris Fuere Complexus. London: Excudebat Richardus Bishop, 1636. [vi], xxiv, [4], 266 pp. [And] Vossius, Dionysius [1612-1642]. Panegyricus Dicatus Frederico Henrico Arausionensium Principi. Ejusdem Fredericus Victor. Amsterdam: Apud Guilielmum Blaeu, 1633. 31 pp. [And] Heinsius, Daniel [1580-1655]. Panegyricus, Gustavo Magno, Suecorum, Gothorum, Vandalorum, &c. Regi, Consecratus. Leiden: Ex Officina Bonaventvrae & Abrahami Elzivir, 1632. [iii], 66, [1] pp. Folio (11" x 7"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, rebacked in period style with raised bands and retained lettering piece, endpapers renewed, hinges mended. Moderate rubbing to extremities, moderate scuffing to boards, corners bumped and some what worn, small gouge to front board. Title pages of the Selden and Heinsius titles printed in red and black. Woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces, tail, pieces and decorated initials, title pages of works by Vossius and Heinsius have large woodcut printer devices. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, minor stains to a few leaves. Recent owner signature to front free endpaper, early owner signature to head of Panegyricus, Gustavo Magno, interior otherwise clean. $2,500. * Mare Clausum, Panegyricus, Gustavo Magno, first edition; Succes.

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