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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

Title: 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
Description: London Excudebat Will. Stanesbeius, pro Richardo Meighen 1635. Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, the original gilt spine laid down, a large paper copy (8 1/2 x 12 inches), with the Earl Grey bookplate. 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"

Keywords: MEDIEVAL international law maritime law

Price: US$ 4500.00 Seller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
- Book number: 78135


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