GROTIUS, Hugo. Hugo Grotius, his discourses, I. Of God, and his providence. II. Of Christ, his miracles and doctrine. With annotations, and the authors life. An appendix containing his judgement in sundry points controverted. Printed by A. Miller for William Lee. 1652. Second edition corrected.
, 96, 73-118pp. Without terminal blank. Text complete despite erratic pagination. 'Appendix. Hugo Grotius his judgement in sundry points controverted' has a separated title dated 1653.
[Bound with;] GROTIUS, Hugo. The mourner comforted. An epistle consolatory; written by Hugo Grotius to Monsieur du Maurier the French embassadour at the Hague. Translated on a sad occasion, by C[lement] B[arksdale] London. Printed by A. M[iller] for Edward Lee, 1652. First English edition. , 31pp, . With an engraved portrait frontispiece bound before first work.
12mo. Recent calf-backed decorated paper boards, lettered in gilt. Very minor rubbing to extremities. Shaving to foot of frontispiece with loss of artist's attribution [Thos. Cross sculpsit.], with ink ownership inscription to verso 'Tho: Nicoll / 1657', slight marginal repair to bottom corner of B12, occasional very small ink spots to margins, minor ink deletion to imprint of second work, ink ownership inscription to RFEP 'John Henishall / Cheshire 1788', from the recently dispersed library of Hugh Selbourne, with private ink-stamps to verso of title and p.51.