De Jure Belli Ac Pacis


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[000092] Grotii, Hugonis; (Grotius, Hugo); Barbeyrac, Joannes (Ed), De Jure Belli Ac Pacis Libri Tres – In Quibus Jus Naturae & Gentium, Item Juris Publici Praecipua Explicantur. Cum Annotatis Auctoris, Ejusdemque Dissertatione De Mari Libero Ac Libello Singulari De Aequitate, Indulgentia & Facilitate, De Broen, W., Officina Wetsteniana, Amstelaedami (Amsterdam) 1720, Reprint, Good. Full Vellum, 8vo, [26], xxxv, [5], 936pp, 1-43pp, [85].

Contemporary vellum with later gilt decoration, smooth spine, divided into five panels by gilt double rules, title in ink to second panel, place and date to third, panels with central gilt tudor rose, covers with gilt double fillet border, double fillet central panel with acorn corner pieces, central gilt coat of arms.

Vellum soiled, lacking ties, backstrip rubbed, gilt dulled. Internally often lightly browned, occasionally heavier browning and light foxing, a few old notes in pen to reverse of engraved title. Previous owners bookplate to front pastedown (William Granville Eliot).

Additional engraved title and portrait frontispiece by de Broen, title in red and black. With the notes of Gronovius, Barbeyrac based his text on the first edition and Blaeu’s edition of 1632.

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