The Law of Nations or the Principles of Natural Law (1758)

Emmerich de Vattel

Book I: Of Nations Considered in Themselves

Book II: Of a Nation Considered in Her Relation to Other States

Book III: Of War

Book IV: Of The Restoration of Peace: And of Embassies


The Law of Nations, or, principles of the law of nature, applied to the conduct and affairs of nations and sovereigns. Translated from the French by Joseph Chitty, Esq. Based on the 1797 edition, republished by T. & J. W. Johnson, law booksellers, Philadelphia (1853), together with additional notes and references by Edward D. Ingraham, Esq. Ingraham’s annotations have been omitted.
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