Book #78783
Item #78783 De Iure Belli ac Pacis Libri Tres... Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1632. Hugo Grotius.
De Iure Belli ac Pacis Libri Tres... Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1632.
De Iure Belli ac Pacis Libri Tres... Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1632.
De Iure Belli ac Pacis Libri Tres... Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1632.
De Iure Belli ac Pacis Libri Tres... Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1632.
De Iure Belli ac Pacis Libri Tres... Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1632.
De Iure Belli ac Pacis Libri Tres... Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1632.
De Iure Belli ac Pacis Libri Tres... Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1632.
De Iure Belli ac Pacis Libri Tres... Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1632.
De Iure Belli ac Pacis Libri Tres... Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1632.
De Iure Belli ac Pacis Libri Tres... Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1632.

De Iure Belli ac Pacis Libri Tres... Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1632.

1632 Blaeu Edition of De Iure Belli ac Pacis Endorsed by Grotius Grotius, Hugo [1583-1645]. De Iure Belli ac Pacis Libri Tres. In Quibus Jus Naturae & Gentium, Item Juris Publici Praecipua Explicantur. Editio Nova ab Auctore ipso Recognita & Correcta: De qua Vide Pagina Frequenti. Amsterdam: Apud Guilielmum Blaeu, 1632. [xx], 421, [27] pp. P. 406 misnumbered 407. [Bound with] Grotius, Hugo. Mare Liberum, Sive De Jure, Quod Batavis Competit ad Indicana Commercia, Dissertatio. Editio Nova, Prioribus Longe Emendatio. Amsterdam: Apud Guilielmum Blaeuw, 1633. [viii], 26, [2] pp. Octavo (6-1/4" x 3-3/4"). Near-contemporary gilt-paneled calf, central gilt arms and corner monogram initials, raised bands, gilt fillets and lettering piece to spine, gilt monograms to compartments, edges rouged. Light rubbing and a few tiny scuffs and scratches to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, front joint cracked, rear joint starting, spine ends chipped, fragments of label to foot of spine, corners bumped and lightly worn, front hinge starting, light edgewear to endleaves, rear pastedown loosening, owner signature to front endleaf. Light toning to interior, very light foxing in a few places, faint dampstains to edges of first few leaves, faded annotations and later owner signature (J.G. Willien) to title page. A handsome volume. $5,000. * De Iure Belli Ac Pacis: third edition, a reissue of the second edition, 1631, which includes corrections by Grotius; Mare Liberum: later edition. First published in Paris in 1625, De Iure Belli Ac Pacis established the system of modern public international law, based on the concept of droit naturel, a morality-based law that superseded the laws of individuals or nations. Despite the work's basis in Christian natural law, it advanced the novel argument that its system would still be valid without a divine basis. In this regard Grotius moved international law in a secular direction. First published in 1609, Mare Liberum was frequently appended to editions of De Iure Belli Ac Pacis. In general terms, it argued for the free navigation of the seas. More specifically, it defended Dutch fishermen who were attempting to operate near the English coast and the Dutch East India Company, which was engaged in a territorial dispute in the Caribbean with.

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