LOT 689
SOLD €170,00

[Hugo Grotius. Fine provenance] Hugonis Grotii De jure belli ac pacis libri tres,

in quibus jus naturae & gentium, item juris publici praecipua explicantur (...) ejusdemque Dissertatione de Mari Libero (...). Amsterdam, apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1735, 3 parts in 2 vols., (24),XXXIX,(5),534; (2),539-1040; 43 Mare Liberum,(85 index) p., with engr. portrait of the author and frontisp., contemp. green mor., triple fillet border and corner fleurons on all sides, richly gilt spine w. 2 mor. letterpieces, all edges gilt, large 8vo.

Sl. browned. Spines discol. and minor other defects. Attractive copy from the library of Eduardo J. Bullrich (1885-1951) of Buenos Aires, with his gilt-lettered green mor. bookplate on both upper pastedowns. His important and valuable library was sold at auction by Sotheby's in London, 17 March 1952. Ter Meulen & Diermanse, B.G., 605; Ledeboer p. 166 & 174. This edition with the annotations by Tesmarus, Obrechts and Barbeyrac.

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