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Lot nr:759
Book nr:26660
Author:AYALA, Balthasar de - GARRATI, Martino
Title:De Ivre Et Officiis Bellicis, Ac Disciplina Militari Libri III. Accedit Martini Lavdensis Tract. De Bello, Cvm Notis
Town:Leuven
Publisher:Vryenborch
Year:1648 - 1647
Description:In-8°, [16], 526 [=530], [2] pp, title printed in red and black, woodcut title vignette. Some foxing. Contemp. vellum binding, blue edges
Note:Very rare ed. of an important treatise on military law, war and peace, and military discipline by the Spanish Judge Advocate Ayala (1548-1584), born in Antwerp. (1st publ. Douai 1582). He was one of the earliest writers in the field of the law of nations.
A. Nussbaum, a Concise History of the Law of Nations (1954): "Theses of utmost cruelty and perversion presented in a cool manner with logical discipline"
Ref. Walker "Law of Nations" §133. Dekkers 7.
Provenance : Bibliotheek Mariėnhage Eindhoven
Price:€450 - €600
Sellingprice:€360
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