1805 1ed Vattel US Law of Nations Diplomacy War George Washington & Ben Franklin

VATTEL, Emer de

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Emer de Vattel was a Swiss lawyer whose legal philosophies mirrored those of the famed Hugo Grotius. In 1758, he published his most important book ‘The Law of Nations’, a book that clarified the rights of states and citizens. It is also notable for being one of the first works to discuss the ‘just war theory’ and its place in international diplomacy. While this book saw many editions throughout the end of the 18th-century, in American, it was best known for being oft referenced by George Washington and Benjamin Franklin for its content on international law and military.

 

This 1805 printing was the first American edition.

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1805 1ed Vattel US Law of Nations Diplomacy War George Washington & Ben Franklin

 

Emer de Vattel was a Swiss lawyer whose legal philosophies mirrored those of the famed Hugo Grotius. In 1758, he published his most important book ‘The Law of Nations’, a book that clarified the rights of states and citizens. It is also notable for being one of the first works to discuss the ‘just war theory’ and its place in international diplomacy. While this book saw many editions throughout the end of the 18th-century, in American, it was best known for being oft referenced by George Washington and Benjamin Franklin for its content on international law and military.

 

This 1805 printing was the first American edition.

 

Item number: #9332

Price: $550

 

VATTEL, Emer de

 

The law of nations, or, Principles of the law of nature : applied to the conduct and affairs of nations and sovereigns : a work tending to display the true interest of powers

 

Northampton, (Mass.) : Printed by T.M. Pomroy for S. & E. Butler, 1805. First edition, American.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • Xlviii, 563, [2]
  • References: Shaw & Shoemaker 9650;
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
    • Visible repair on boards
  • Size: ~9in X 5.5in (22cm x 13.5cm)
  • Rare and desirable

 

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Categories

Americana, American History

Law & Government

Authors

VATTEL, Emer de

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete