Book #75339

Synopsis of the Law of Nations.

Textor, Johann Wolfgang [1693-1771]. Synopsis of the Law of Nations. Washington: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1916. Reprint. Birmingham: The Legal Classics Library, 1985. 26a, v, [1], 349, [1] pp. Full calf, extra decorative gilt stamping, raised bands, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker, all edges gilt. Bookplate on front pastedown else, fine. $60. * A reprint of the translation published originally in the Carnegie Classics of International Law series. Provides the complete English translation of Textor's Synopsis Juris Gentium, originally published in 1680. Little known to the English-speaking world, "[o]ne can have no two opinions of the importance of the work. It forms, as it were, an antidote to the writers of the school of natural law of which Pufendorf is so eminent a protagonist. Textor...occupies an important place among the writers of the positive school." Marke 582.

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