Paris. 1815. xxxii,320pp. Contemporary three-quarter morocco and boards, spine gilt, leather label. Extremities lightly worn. Minor foxing. Very good. Item #WRCAM47690
First French edition. While serving as the United States consul in Paris, the author wrote this work on international diplomacy. It was one of the earliest American contributions to the field and was quickly translated into several different languages. The noted British jurist Joseph Chitty quoted freely from it in his TREATISE ON THE LAWS OF COMMERCE AND MANUFACTURES. SABIN 101356.