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Author:
Morris, John
Title:
Two Lectures on the Jurisdiction and Practice of the High Court of Admiralty of England, Delivered before the Incorporated Law Society, at the Hall of the Institution, Chancery Lane, London [etc.]
Publisher:
Stevens and Norton, 26, Bell Yard, Lincoln's Inn, London, 1860.
Description:
The timely lectures delivered just as the admiralty courts were opened to barristers and solicitors, and the first delivered by a solicitor, Morris and his firm (Ashurst, Morris, Crisp) ultimately tremendously successful, legally and commercially
Condition:
Modern cloth, paper label, the last page chipped and marked, ex-library, yet usable, 36 pages; presentation copy "With Mr Morris' Compliments"
Book No.:
W-74267
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
administrative law, admiralty
Author:
Wynne, William
Title:
The Life of Sir Leoline Jenkins, Judge of the High-Court of Admiralty, And Prerogative Court of Canterbury . . . [with] the Resolution of many difficult and curious Points in the Common and Civil Law, Law of Merchants and of Nations [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed for Joseph Downing, in Bartholomew Close [etc.], London, 1724.
Description:
A "literally gigantic" work and the best early source for the life and works of Jenkins, "easily the greatest of the civilians of his day" in Holdsworth's words, brought together by Serjeant Wynne who "was to Jenkins as Boswell was to Johnson"
Condition:
Contemporary blind-panelled calf, quite worn, rebacked and repaired, some browning and dustiness, ex-library, yet a good crisp set; with the portrait
Book No.:
W-72749
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
biography, admiralty, 17TH CENTURY
Author:
Benedict, Erastus C.
Title:
The American Admiralty, Its Jurisdiction and Practice, With Practical Forms and Directions. Cohen 1568
Publisher:
Banks, Gould & Co. Law Booksellers [etc.], New York, 1850.
Description:
First edition of the foremost American treatise on admiralty law, the "work [which] outstripped all its competitors, and became firmly fixed as an authority", first appearing during the half-century when Benedict was a leader of the admiralty bar
Condition:
Modern goat morocco, contrasting crimson and black morocco labels, gilt, some foxing, browning and staining, else a good copy
Book No.:
W-74048
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
admiralty
Author:
Ames, James Barr and Jeremiah Smith
Title:
A Selection of Cases on the Law of Torts. Second Edition [of Volume One]. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review Publishing Association, Cambridge, 1893-1900.
Description:
Condition:
Brown cloth, very worn, hinge cracked, underlining; a working set
Book No.:
W-65278
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
admiralty, Casebooks, maritime law, reports of cases, torts
Author:
Malynes, Gerard
Title:
Consuetudo, vel, Lex Mercatoria: Or, The Ancient Law-Merchant [including] I. The Jurisdiction of the Admiralty of England II. The Ancient Sea Laws of Oleron, Wisby, and the Hanse-Towns III. The Sovereignty of the British Seas [etc.]. Not in Wing. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for T. Basset . . . and E. Smith, at the Bible [etc.], London, 1686.
Description:
The rare, final edition of "the first work on the Merchant Law in England", vastly expanded to include the works of many other writers, including John Buroughs, John Collins, Guy Miege, and Richard Zouch, each with its separate or divisional title
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over rubbed marbled boards, an early label laid down, some browning, else well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78075
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
international law, maritime law, admiralty
Author:
Park, James Allan
Title:
A System of the Law of Marine Insurances, with Three Chapters on Bottomry; on Insurances on Lives; and on Insurances Against Fire
Publisher:
Printed by His Majesty's Lw Printers: For T. Whieldon [etc.], London, 1787.
Description:
First edition of the first work on insurance law to be published, written by the friend and protege of Mansfield, who encouraged Park to write the book; in Holdsworth's words "the best text-book upon the law of insurance [and] very successful"
Condition:
Contemporary reverse calf, somewhat rubbed, the top inch of the front joint cracked, else very clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79174
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
admiralty, insurance law, maritime law
Author:
Godolphin, John
Title:
A View of the Admiral Iurisdiction. Wherein The most material Points concerning that Jurisdiction are fairly and submissively Discussed. As also Divers of the Laws, Customes, Rights, and Priviledges of the High Admiralty of England [etc.]. Wing G952
Publisher:
Printed by W. Godbid for Edmund Paxton [etc.], London, 1661.
Description:
The rare variant printing (with "Iurisdiction" in the title) of the first edition of the first treatise on the English court of admiralty, Godolphin having been appointed a judge in the court in 1653; four copies in ESTC (one in the USA), none online
Condition:
Early 1/4 calf, a bit rubbed, Edmund Wyndham's copy, with his gloss of the interleaved Laws of Oleron contained in the appendix; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79301
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
admiralty
Author:
Malynes, Gerard
Title:
Consuetudo, Vel, Lex Mercatoria, Or The Antient Law-Merchant . . . Necessarie for All States-men, Iudges, Magistrates, Temporall and Ciuile Lawyers, Mint-Men, Merchants, Marriners, and all others negotiating in all places of the World. S.T.C. 17223
Publisher:
Printed by Adam Islip [etc.], London, 1629.
Description:
The reissue of the first edition of a pioneering work, Malynes "the first Englishman to treat of the Law Merchant as a whole", in Holdsworth's words, and thereby introducing English merchants and lawyers to the legal doctrines of continental Europe
Condition:
Contemporary speckled unlettered calf, joints cracking but firm, ownership signature of Thomas Stone with his initials on the boards; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78737
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
international law, maritime law, admiralty
Author:
Ridley, Thomas
Title:
A View of the Civile and Ecclesiastical Law, and wherein the practice of them is streitned and may be relieued within this Land. Written by Thomas Ridley Doctor of the Ciuile Law. S.T.C. 21054
Publisher:
Printed by [Adam Islip?] for the Company of Stationers, London, 1607.
Description:
First edition of the second treatise on English ecclesiastical law and the only edition appearing during Ridley's life, treating also of the law of admiralty, martial law, and international law; in Holdsworth's view "learned and clearly expressed"
Condition:
Modern crimson morocco, all edges gilt, inner gilt dentelles, the title somewhat darkened, else quite a luscious binding; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79527
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law, admiralty, international law, libel and slander
Author:
Godolphin, John
Title:
A View of the Admiral Jurisdiction. Wherein The most Material Points concerning that Jurisdiction are fairly and submissively Discussed. As also Divers of the Laws, Customs, Rights, and Priviledges of the High Admiralty [etc.]. Second Edition. Wing G953
Publisher:
Printed for and Sold by George Dawes, in Chancery Lane [etc.], London, 1685.
Description:
Final edition of the first treatise on English admiralty law, Godolphin having sat as a judge in the Court of Admiralty about a decade before the work's first appearance (in 1661); with a substantial extract of the ancient Laws of Oleron appended
Condition:
?Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, tightly bound, else sound, with the three advertising leaves and the engraved frontispiect; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79545
Price:
$ 600.00
Category:
admiralty

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