Gentili's Landmark Treatise on War Gentili, Alberico [1552-1608]. De Jure Belli Libri Tres. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1933. vi, , 742,  pp. Frontispiece with tissue overlay. [With] Gentili, Alberico. Rolfe, John C., Translator. Philipson, Coleman, Introduction. De Jure Belli Libri Tres. A Translation of the Text, With an Introduction, And Indexes. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1933. 51a, [ii], vi, 479 pp. Original cloth, some shelfwear and soiling, rear hinge of translation volume cracked, interiors clean. Ex-library. Shelf label to spines, security tags to front boards, library stamps and markings to boards, edges, endleaves and title pages. $250. * A title in the Carnegie Classics of International Law series edited by James Brown Scott. As Holland notes, Gentili was the first writer "to grasp as a whole the relations of States one to another, to distinguish international relations from questions with which there are more or less intimately connected, and to attempt their solution entirely independent of the authority" of Pope or Emperor. Gentili cited in Sherman, Roman Law in the Modern World 1:261.
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