De Iure Belli ac Pacis libri tres, In quibus jus Naturæ & Gentium, ... Editio Nova cum Annotatis Auctoris ...
Utgitt: Amsterdam, Blaeu,
8vo. (6), Prolegomena (8 leaves, some misbound at the back), 618 pp., Index 44 pp., last page lacking, also lacking leaf **3 of Prolegomena. Titlepage in red and black. Contemp. full vellum. Spotted and partly browned. Traces of bookworm in the margin of the first 300 pages. Writings in old hand on title page.
Kommentar: Along with the earlier works of Francisco de Vitoria and Alberico Gentili, Grotius laid the foundations for international law, based on natural law.
It is now regarded as a foundational work in international law.