Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.

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Laws of War and Ordinances of the Sea, Ordained and Established by the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England; For the Regulating and better Government of the Navies, Fleets and ships of War, and Armies by sea of the Commonwealth of England [etc.]
Printed by John Field, Printer to the Parliament of England, London, 1652.
The rare official printing of the act regulating the English navy, passed by the House of Commons in 1649 and here printed, crafted by Robert Blake ("Father of the Royal Navy"), listing thirty-nine offences and their punishments; five copies in ESTC
Modern vellum backed boards, interleaved, definite browning, but sound, bookplate of Fairfax of Cameron on the front pastedown; the Taussig copy
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$ 1150.00
war, international law, maritime law, Acts

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