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Act for better Securing certain Powers and Privileges intended to be granted by His Majesty by Two Charters for Assurance of Ships and Merchandizes at Sea . . . and for Restraining several Extravagant and Unwarrantable Practices therein mentioned
Printed by John Baskett [etc.], London, 1720.
The famous act passed in the midst of the South Sea Bubble economic crisis which (in Maitland's words) "seems to scream at us from the statute book", though recent scholarship contends that it was a "done deal" between the Company and the government
?Original self-wraps, disbound, title + pages 363-382 [6 Geo I c.18], now preserved in a folding buckram case; the Taussig copy
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$ 950.00
Acts, Law and the stockmarket, corporations, fraud

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