Lot 61 of 515:
A theory of perpetual peace in Europe 1713  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$420
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
Projet pour Rendre la Paix Perpetuelle en Europe
Author:
Castel de Saint Pierre, Charles-Irenee, abbe de Tirnon
Place:
Utrecht
Publisher:
Antoine Schouten
Date:
1713
Description:

2 volumes. [6], xxiv, 400, [9]; [2], 423, [9] pp. Frontispiece in first volume. (12mo) 16.5x9 cm (6½x3¾"), period full calf, spines gilt, all edges marbled.

Saint-Pierre's influential political treatise, perhaps the first in modern history to propose and international organization to maintain peace among nations. Saint-Pierre was a great influence to Rousseau and Kant.

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Condition:
Bindings a bit worn; a bit browned within; very good.
 
Item number:
290372b
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