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Author:
Chappel, Capt. Samuel
Title:
A Diamond or Rich Jewel, To the Common-wealth of England, For inriching of the Nation; being necessary for the use of all Marchants and Tradesmen, and advantagious to the poor: Wherein is declared a way [with eight reforms proposed]. Wing C1955. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by John Clowes, against the Lower Pump in Grubstreet, London, 1651.
Description:
Sole edition of Chappel's only work, an idiosyncratic tract written from debtor's prison, but proposing some real reforms, including a national bank, an insurance fund (to protect against pirates), expansion of the fishing trade, and cheap salt
Condition:
Modern 3/4 morocco, gilt, definite browning, top margin cut close, without the coat of arms preceding the title, textually complete; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79909
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
legal reform, banks, bankruptcy, economics, poor law, insurance law, law of piracy, English Commonwealth
 
Author:
Widiss, Alan I., et al
Title:
No-Fault Automobile Insurance in Action, The Experiences in Massachusetts, Florida, Delaware and Michigan
Publisher:
Oceana Publications, Inc., Dobbs Ferry, 1977.
Description:
Four reports issued under the auspices of the Council on Law-Related Studies, whose president, David Cavers, contributes a foreword and is co-author of the Massachusetts' investigation
Condition:
Book No.:
W-60391
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
law of automobiles, torts, insurance law, Massachusetts, Florida, Delaware, Michigan
Author:
Weskett, John
Title:
A Complete Digest of the Theory, Laws, and Practice of Insurance; Compiled from the best Authorities in different Languages . . . With a Preliminary Discourse; Wherein are delineated the very great Disorders which prevail in Affairs of Insurance [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for Elizabeth Lynch . . . in the Four Courts, Dublin, 1783.
Description:
Only Irish edition of Weskett's comprehensive work, arranged as a digest and, in Holdsworth's words , providing "in an accessible form the information legal or otherwise which they [merchants] needed", all prompted by Weskett's view of needed reforms
Condition:
Contemporary calf, the spine gilt decorated, lightly rubbed, the joints just cracking but very firm, quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79488
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
insurance law, legal reform
Author:
Erskine, Thomas
Title:
Reflections on Gaming, Annuities, and Usurious Contracts. The Second Edition. ESTC T1507 [with a disbound copy of the original review of the work (conceivably by Maseres?) appearing in the 1777 Monthly Review laid in]
Publisher:
Printed for T. Davies . . . J. Bew . . . and T. Walter [etc.], London, 1777.
Description:
Erskine's first work, contending that the three subjects he treats are interrelated, are morally tainted, and should be closely regulated, proposing that reform legislation be enacted which would retroactively void or limit occurrences of all three
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, with Francis Maseres's ownership signature and his extensive notes and corrections throughout; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79897
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Gambling, law of usury, contracts, insurance law
 
Author:
Shapiro, E. Donald, et al. (eds.)
Title:
Protection for the Traffic Victim: The Keeton-O'Connell Plan and Its Critics
Publisher:
Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Ann Arbor, 1967.
Description:
Condition:
Orange cloth, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-30897
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
law of automobiles, insurance law
Author:
Burn, John Ilderton
Title:
A Practical Treatise or Compendium of the Law of Marine Insurances. Cohen 7055
Publisher:
Re-printed, for H. Caritat, no. 153, Broad-way [etc.], New-York, 1801.
Description:
Only American edition of a work by an Inner Temple barrister, dedicated to Sir James Park whose well-known treatise this work may be deemed to complement, the two being, respectively, the second and first works on the subject printed in this country
Condition:
Original sheep, crimson morocco label, gilt, front joint cracked and repaired (and holding), some browning, else a good copy
Book No.:
W-76465
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
insurance law, maritime law
Author:
Williams, John
Title:
The Laws of Trade and Commerce, Designed As a Book of Reference in Mercantile Transactions
Publisher:
Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, Paternoster-Row [etc.], London, 1812.
Description:
First edition of a wide-ranging treatise, partly based on the works of Adam Smith and Lord Kames, with substantial portions devoted to international law, both in peace and war, and to insurance, principal and agent, bills of exchange, and bankruptcy
Condition:
Contemporary polished calf, the spine rubbed, some mainly marginal pencil notations, else a very good fresh copy
Book No.:
W-76654
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Commercial Law, international law, bankruptcy, insurance law, Bills and Notes
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:
Lalley, Edward P.
Title:
Corporate Uncertainty and Risk Management
Publisher:
Risk Management Society Publishing, New York, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Presentation copy, in a slightly worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-30574
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
corporations, insurance law
 
Author:
Title:
National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Baker & Mckenzie [etc.] Defendants-Appellants
Publisher:
Midwest Law Publishing Company, Chicago, 1993.
Description:
Malpractice coverage not available where event triggering coverage occurred before lawyers event joined firm, and firm did not notify insurer as required by policy, even though on notice themselves
Condition:
Stapled, self-wraps; 8 pages
Book No.:
W-46359
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
torts, insurance law
 
Author:
Title:
Robert Chapter. . .as guardian of Audrey Chapter. . ., Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Monfort of Colorado. . .Sipco. . .and Travelers Plan. . .Defendants-Appellants [etc.]
Publisher:
Midwest Law Printing Co., Chicago, 1994.
Description:
Husband not entitled to reimbursement from health insurer where wife, thoughseriously injured, was drunk driving and thus engaged in criminal action excluded by policy
Condition:
Stapled self wraps; 5 pages
Book No.:
W-48408
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, insurance law, torts

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