Oct 13, 2022 - Sale 2617

Sale 2617 - Lot 20

Price Realized: $ 2,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
Grotius, Hugo (1583-1645)
His Three Books Treating of the Rights of War & Peace.

London: Printed by M[argaret] W[hite] for Thomas Basset & Ralph Smith, 1682.

Folio, third English edition, translated into English by William Evats; title page printed in red and black, added engraved title by T. Cross Senior bound opposite the typographical title page (upper outer corner torn with loss of the top corner); bound in tull contemporary paneled calf, quite loose and worn, lacking some leather along the spine, leather becoming detached from the boards; worn at head and tail with loss; ex libris David Rochfort with his engraved armorial bookplate inside front board and signature dated 1702 on verso of engraved title, one opening with the tops of the leaves quite dusty, with some staining; 12 1/4 x 7 3/4 in.

Wing G-2126; ESTC R8527.