Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1957.
First US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. Item #15129
Pencil note on rear paste-down, a few pencil margin marks, otherwise light wear; Dust Jacket 1" spine edge tear with creasing, small tears, light rub, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. ; English language translation of Théories et réalités en droit international public, first published in 1953 and is substantially the same as the second French edition. "He first traces in theory and practice the development of the modern state and its public international law. There follows a perceptive discussion of the general relations of power and law on the international scene. Then, in the heart of the book, he takes up fundamental institutions - the State itself, treaties, and recourse to arms, for example - and does much to establish the areas in which law can place a useful role and those in which it cannot. At the end of this part he considers the question of peaceful change. Finally, there is a lucid treatment of the judicial settlement of disputes, with particular attention to the Permanent Court of International Justice." First English language edition of this classic French work on the international law. ; xvi, 381 pages.