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Author:
Cumberland, Richard
Title:
De Legibus Naturae Disquisitio Philosophica, In qua Earum Forma, summa Capita, Ordo, Promulgation, & Obligatio e rerum Natura investigantur; Quinetiam Elementa Philosphiae Hobbianae, Cum Moralis tum Civilis, considerantur & refutantur. Wing C7580
Publisher:
Typis E. Flesher, Prostat vero apud Nathanaelem Hooke [etc.], London, 1672.
Description:
First edition of Cumberland's "magisterial treatise on natural law", written in partial rebuttal of Hobbes, influential upon Pufendorf, and, in the view of some, qualifying Cumberland as "a forerunner, if not the founder, of English utilitarianism"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, the boards somewhat marked and stained, else quite clean and well preserved, without the imprimatur leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78733
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
natural law, philosophy of law
Author:
Burlamaqui, Jean Jacques]
Title:
Principes du Droit Politique. Two Volumes in One. 12mo
Publisher:
Chez Zacharie Chatelain, Amsterdam, 1751.
Description:
First edition of one of the two principal works of Burlamaqui "demonstrably, a primary source of the theory voiced in the Declaration of Independence", written with considerable lucidity and clarity of thought
Condition:
Contemporary mottled calf, gilt, rubbed, endpapers marbled, quite a pretty copy, this the duodecimo issuance, a quarto edition published simultaneously
Book No.:
W-43486
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
political theory, natural law
Author:
Somers, John, Lord
Title:
Jura Populi Anglicani: Or The Subject's Right of Petitioning Set forth. Occasioned by the Case of the Kentish Petitioners. With some Thoughts on the Reasons which induc'd those Gentlemen to Petition: And of the Commons Right of Imprisoning. Quarto
Publisher:
No Publisher, London, 1701.
Description:
First edition (variant) of the classic argument in support of the fundamental right of the people to petition the King and Parliament, premised on natural law and Magna Carta, and attributed to Somers, the "architect of the [English] Bill of Rights"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, some browning, the margins cut quite close, but all text legible, the Taussig copy; no copy in ESTC in a law library in this country
Book No.:
W-78188
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
English constitutional law, Parliament, natural law, Magna Carta
 
Author:
Bloch, Ernst
Title:
Natural Law and Human Dignity. Translated by Dennis J. Schmidt
Publisher:
MIT Press, Cambridge, 1986.
Description:
With chapters on Roman law; Althaus, Hobbes and Grotius; Rousseau; Kant and Fichte; and Feuerbach, Savigny and Schelling, among much else; translated from Bloch's "Naturrecht und menschliche Wurde" originally published in 1961
Condition:
Original cloth, the spine somewhat sunned, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-74709
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
natural law
 
Author:
Jacob, Giles
Title:
Lex Mercatoria: Or, the Merchant's Companion. Containing all the Laws and Statutes Relating to Merchandize . . . Privateers, Piracy . . . With An Introduction, setting forth the Laws of Nature and of Nations, Dominion of the Sea [etc.]. Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1729.
Description:
The final, expanded edition of the first general treatise devoted to the law merchant to be written by a common law lawyer, adding a chapter on the sea laws of Oleron and Rhodes and another as a dictionary devoted to law and mercantile terms
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, somewhat rubbed, else quite clean and well-preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78934
Price:
$ 1150.00
Category:
Commercial Law, international law, natural law, law of piracy

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