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book #78135
Selden, John
Mare Clausum seu de Domino Maris Libri Duo. Primo, Mare, ex Jure Naturae seu Gentium, omnium hominum non esse Commune . . . Secundo, Serenissimum Magnae Britanniae Regem Maris circumflui . . . Dominum esse, asseritur. S.T.C. 22175. Folio
Excudebat Will. Stanesbeius, pro Richardo Meighen, London, 1635.
First edition of the most famous of all English works on international law, written by Selden at the command of James I in response to Grotius' Mare Liberum, and earning Selden the sobriquet of "the father of international law in England"
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, original spine laid down, a large paper copy (8 1/2 x 12 inches), with the Earl Grey bookplate; the Taussig copy
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$ 4500.00
MEDIEVAL, international law, maritime law

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