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The Trial of John Williams, Francis Frederick, John P. Rog, Nils Peterson, and Nathaniel White, on an Indictment for Murder on the High Seas; Before the Circuit Court of the United States, Holden for the District of Massachusetts. Cohen 13248; McDade 1103
Publisher:
Printed by Russell and Gardner, Proprietors of the Work, Boston, 1819.
Description:
The trial which Justice Story when charging the jury called "one of the most bloody and horrible transactions ever recorded in the annals of crime", the captain, chief mate and supercargo murdered, all but one of the defendants convicted and hanged
Condition:
Original stabbed self wraps, the title and last leaf darkened, browning and some foxing throughout, yet a completely untrimmed unsophisticated copy
Book No.:
W-77502
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, Supreme Court, law of piracy
 
Author:
Jacob, Giles
Title:
Lex Mercatoria: Or, the Merchant's Companion. Containing all the Laws and Statutes Relating to Merchandize . . . Privateers, Piracy . . . With An Introduction, setting forth the Laws of Nature and of Nations, Dominion of the Sea [etc.]. Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1729.
Description:
The final, expanded edition of the first general treatise devoted to the law merchant to be written by a common law lawyer, adding a chapter on the sea laws of Oleron and Rhodes and another as a dictionary devoted to law and mercantile terms
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, somewhat rubbed, else quite clean and well-preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78934
Price:
$ 1150.00
Category:
Commercial Law, international law, natural law, law of piracy
Author:
Lewis, George Cornewall
Title:
On Foreign Jurisdiction and the Extradition of Criminals
Publisher:
John W. Parker and Son, West Strand, London, 1859.
Description:
A pioneering work praised by Holdsworth written by the Middle Templar who was "one of Austin's distinguished disciples", theoretically analyzing extra-territorial criminal jurisdiction, including that applicable in instances of piracy and of slavery
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, resewn and repaired, uncut and untrimmed, discreetly ex-library, else a good copy; 78 pages
Book No.:
W-74710
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
criminal law, international law, law of slavery, law of piracy
Author:
Title:
A Select Collection Of Remarkable Trials: In One Volume [all published]. Viz. Of The Duke of Norfolk, and the Lady Mary Mordaunt, for a Divorce . . . Major Stede, Bonnet, and Thirty-three others, for Piracy [and fourteen other accounts]
Publisher:
Printed for Henry Anderson, near St. Paul's, London, 1744.
Description:
An uncommon, possibly pirated reprinting (probably with a false imprint) of the eighth volume of the state trials, sixteen accounts for the period between 1699 and 1722, including trials for divorce, murder, treason, and piracy; six copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern blue cloth, rubbed, ex-library, a clean usable copy only
Book No.:
W-77341
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, divorce, law of piracy

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