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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
- Printed by Russell and Gardner, Proprietors of the Work, Boston, 1819.
- 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
- Original stabbed self wraps, the title and last leaf darkened, browning and some foxing throughout, yet a completely untrimmed unsophisticated copy
- Book No.:
- $ 750.00
- trials, criminal law, Supreme Court, law of piracy
- Lewis, George Cornewall
- On Foreign Jurisdiction and the Extradition of Criminals
- John W. Parker and Son, West Strand, London, 1859.
- 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
- Original ?self-wraps, disbound, resewn and repaired, uncut and untrimmed, discreetly ex-library, else a good copy; 78 pages
- Book No.:
- $ 350.00
- criminal law, international law, law of slavery, law of piracy
- 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]
- Printed for Henry Anderson, near St. Paul's, London, 1744.
- 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
- Modern blue cloth, rubbed, ex-library, a clean usable copy only
- Book No.:
- $ 450.00
- trials, criminal law, divorce, law of piracy
- Jacob, Giles
- 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
- Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1729.
- 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
- Contemporary calf, rebacked, somewhat rubbed, else quite clean and well-preserved; the Taussig copy
- Book No.:
- $ 1150.00
- Commercial Law, international law, natural law, law of piracy
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