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INSTITUTES OF NATURAL LAW; BEING THE SUBSTANCE OF A COURSE OF LECTURES ON GROTIUS DE JURE BELLI ET PACIS, READ IN ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE.


Item #: 62033

Pages: x, 596 pp.
Published: OE; William and Joseph Neal; Reprinted in 2004.

Subjects: LEGAL HISTORY, UNITED KINGDOM

Reprint of the second American edition. First published inEngland in 1754-1756, this exposition of natural law and deJure Belli et Pacis was one of the most important Englishtreatises of the period. Reprinted in America in 1799, itwas a standard text here for several decades. As late as1847, Marvin observed that Rutherford was still "consideredone of the ablest commentators upon Grotius" because "hiswork is clearly and logically written, and exhibits greatacuteness, sound argument, and learning.": LegalBibliography (1847) 625.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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