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Lot nr:890
Book nr:35453
Author:SELDEN, Joannes
Title:Mare clausum seu de dominio maris libri duo
Town:Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden)
Publisher:Joannes & Theodorus Maire
Year:1636
Description:In-4, [12] - 244 pp, drukkersmerk in houtsnede. Met 2 fraaie houtsneden b.t., 2 gegrav. kaarten. Wormgaatjes in de (onder)marge, enkele bleke waterranden. Stempeltje op verso titel. Gebonden in perkament uit de tijd, vervuild, met wat verlies van perkament aan rand bovenste plat en aan de rug
Note:First Elzevier edition of a work on maritime law first published the year before in London, in which Selden rejected the doctrine set forth in Hugo Grotius's 1609 'Mare liberum' that the high seas should remain free from national claims to sovereignty. Ref. Willems 449
Price:€300 - €400
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