2004. ISBN-13: 9781584774570; ISBN-10: 1584774576. ISBN-13: 9781584774570; ISBN-10: 1584774576. Rutherforth, Thomas. 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. Carefully Revised and Corrected. Originally published: Baltimore: Published by William and Joseph Neal, 1832. x, 596 pp. Reprinted 2004 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584774570; ISBN-10: 1584774576. Hardcover. Light shelfwear, page edges lightly soiled and creased. ISBN labels to rear cover. Else very good. $24. * Reprint of the second American edition. First published in England in 1754-1756, this exposition of natural law and De Jure Belli ac Pacis was one of the most important English treatises of the period. Reprinted in America in 1799, it was a standard text here for several decades. As late as 1847, Marvin observed that Rutherforth [1712-1771] was still "considered one of the ablest commentators upon Grotius" because "[h]is work is clearly and logically written, and exhibits great acuteness, sound argument, and learning.": Legal Bibliography (1847) 625. (Inventory #: 65179)
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