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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 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:
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:
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:
Parker, Thomas
Title:
The Laws of Shipping and Insurance . . . An Account of the Jurisdiction of the Admiralty Courts. With The Determinations of the Courts of Justice on Trials concerning Shipping, Insurance, Losses, Averages, Bottomry, Barratry [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall [etc.], London, 1775.
Description:
Only edition of the principal legal work of Parker, a Lincoln's Inn barrister, setting forth Parliamentary legislation from the mid 14th century, briefly analysing maritime and admiralty law, and digesting the leading cases of the preceding 80 years
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, the original label preserved, some browning and staining, else quite sound and usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78874
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
maritime law, admiralty, trials

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