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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:
Leach, William
Title:
First A Safegard and a Stay for Sheriffs, Bayliffs, Serjeants at Mace, and such Officers. Or Their Well doings Justified, and their Evill actings Abolished . . . Thirdty [sic] And for Honest Executors and Administrators from paying [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by E. Cotes, in the Year 1652, London, 1652.
Description:
A rare tract written by the Middle Templar whose works "together outlined a programme for the reform of the entire English legal system", here focusing on local officials, executors, administrators, and maritime law; one copy in ESTC, none in the UK
Condition:
Recent 1/4 vellum interleaved, repairs to the lower margins, the text legible, with the Fairfax of Cameron bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78708
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
legal reform, sheriffs, Wills, maritime law
Author:
Molloy, Charles
Title:
De Jure Maritimo et Navali: or, a Treatise of Affairs Maritime and of Commerce [with "West Doore" in the imprint]. Not in Wing; compare Wing M2395
Publisher:
Printed for John Bellinger in Cliffords-Inn Lane [etc.], London, 1682.
Description:
The rare variant of the first edition of the most popular of all the early works on maritime law, written by Molloy, a member of both Lincoln's Inn and Gray's Inn, and "the first important English common lawyer to write a book about the law merchant"
Condition:
Contemporary mottled calf, rubbed, rebacked, two leaves with paper flaws, else quite crisp, six copies in ESTC, none in a law library; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78721
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
maritime law
 
Author:
Naval War College
Title:
General Index to International Law Situations, Topics and Discussions, Volumes I to X, 1901-1910
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1912.
Description:
Condition:
Arranged by subject, and highly detailed; useful
Book No.:
W-40078
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
maritime law
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:
Willcock, J.W. and A.
Title:
The Ocean, the River, and the Shore. Part I. Navigation (All Published)
Publisher:
Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, Farringdon Street, London.
Description:
An ambitious work, of which this is the only part to have been published, a significant portion of which (about 150 pages) is devoted to the history of navigation; with other chapters to devoted to the law of war, smuggling, neutrals and prizes
Condition:
Green cloth, gilt, a bit rubbed, title clipped, else a good copy
Book No.:
W-57471
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
maritime law
 
Author:
Hodgson, A.J. and G.R. Rudolf
Title:
Lowndes and Rudolf's Law of General Average and the York-Antwerp Rules
Publisher:
Stevens and Sons Limited, London, 1948.
Description:
Condition:
Red cloth, quite worn and faded, hinges cracked; usable
Book No.:
W-55896
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
maritime law
Author:
Greenleaf, Simon
Title:
Autograph Letter Signed, dated Feb 6, 1850, at Andover, Massachusetts, to Harvard Law School alumnus and fellow lawyer, C.T. Russell, seeking Russell's assistance in securing a "clear field" for the Massachusetts Bible Society's operations in that state
Publisher:
N.p., Andover, 1850.
Description:
An excellent example of Greenleaf's lifelong interest in matters religious while teaching at Harvard Law School, expressing his goal (and that of others) "of making all Bib. Societies [with one stated exception] in Massts auxiliary to ours"
Condition:
One page on unlined blue paper, 8x10 inches, thirteen lines and about seventy-five words, neat folds, docketed on the verso, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-77403
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
autographs, maritime law, Religion
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:
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:
Welford, Richard Griffiths
Title:
The Influences of the Game Laws . . . Evidence Taken Before a Select Committee . . . on the Game Laws . . . and An Address to the Tenant Farmers of Great Britain by John Bright [etc.] [bound with] John Lewis Ricardo, The Anatomy of the Navigation Laws
Publisher:
1] R. Groombridge and Sons [2] Charles Gilpin, London, 1846 & 1847.
Description:
The work which Bright published at his own expense, proposing the abolition of the game laws, following shortly after his association with Richard Cobden, bound with a similar effort by his fellow M.P., John Ricardo, to abolish the navigation laws
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled edges, somewhat strained, label lacking, else usable; no copy of Ricardo's work in OCLC in the USA
Book No.:
W-76820
Price:
$ 200.00
Category:
game law, maritime law
 
Author:
Cockcroft, A.N. and J.N.F. Lameijer
Title:
A Guide to the Collision Avoidance Rules, International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea. Fourth Edition
Publisher:
Heinemann Newnes, Oxford, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
Printed boards, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-30303
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
maritime law, international law
 
Author:
Horn, David R. (ed.)
Title:
Papers from a Conference on Ferromanganese Deposits on the Ocean Floor
Publisher:
National Science Foundation, Washington, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a good copy; 293 pages
Book No.:
W-30337
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
mining law, maritime law
 
Author:
Title:
Acts and Resolutions Passed at the Second Session of the Twenty-Fifth Congress of the United States
Publisher:
Washington], 1838].
Description:
Including, among many others, two separate regulatory acts dealing with the emerging issue of steam engine safety, on land and at sea
Condition:
Original blue sewn wraps, a bit dingy, the paper backstrip chipped, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-91168
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Acts, Railroads, maritime law
Author:
Title:
The Ship Owner's Manual . . . Containing a General System of the Maritime Laws . . . with Several New Adjudged Law Cases, and Abstracts of the Most Important Acts; Among Which are the Navigation Acts, Smuggling Acts, Manifest Act [etc.]. Eighth Edition
Publisher:
Printed, in Gateshead, by and for D. Akenhead and Sons [etc.], Newcastle upon Tyne, 1800.
Description:
A rare, provincially printed, highly practical work (not to be confused with the London printed "Shipmaster's Assistant"), treating of demurrage, insurance, bottomry, salvage, average, and arbitration, inter alia, with much on law and legislation
Condition:
Contemporary mottled sheep, rubbed, front joint cracked but holding, else quite clean and usable, the Taussig copy; no copy in ESTC, two in OCLC
Book No.:
W-78470
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
maritime law, international law, criminal law
Author:
Azuni, D[ominique] A[lbert]
Title:
The Maritime Law of Europe. Translated from the French. In Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed by George Forman, 64, Water-Street, for I. Riley & Co., New-York, 1806.
Description:
First edition in English of Azuni's treatise, influential upon the law of prize, well-known for its analysis of the Rhodian sea laws and the Consolato del Mare, and one of several works bearing upon American efforts to codify international law
Condition:
Contemporary tree calf, adequately rebacked, some staining; usable
Book No.:
W-65385
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
international law, maritime law
Author:
Title:
A Subsidy Granted to the King, of Tonnage, and Poundage, and other Sums of Money, payable upon Merchandize Exported and Imported. Together with a Book of Rates [with] Rules and Instructions for the Tare of Goods & Merchandize [etc.]. Wing E2315 and E923A
Publisher:
Printed by Chr. Barker [and] Printed Anno Dom., London, 1661 & 1663.
Description:
Two rare works marking the evolution of one of the foremost constitutional debates of the seventeenth century, as Parliament granted Charles II these two important subsidies for his life, in contrast to the much circumscribed grants formerly made
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered calf, rubbed, rebacked, portions of the original spine laid down, the Taussig copy; three and two copies in ESTC respectively
Book No.:
W-78110
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
international law, maritime law, economics, English constitutional law
Author:
Selden, John
Title:
Mare Clausum seu de Domino Maris Libri Duo. Primo, Mare, ex Jure Naturae seu Gentium, omnium hominum non esse Commune . . . Secundo, Serenissimum Magnae Britanniae Regem Maris circumflui . . . Dominum esse, asseritur. S.T.C. 22175. Folio
Publisher:
Excudebat Will. Stanesbeius, pro Richardo Meighen, London, 1635.
Description:
First edition of the most famous of all English works on international law, written by Selden at the command of James I in response to Grotius' Mare Liberum, and earning Selden the sobriquet of "the father of international law in England"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, the original gilt spine laid down, a large paper copy (8 1/2 x 12 inches), with the Earl Grey bookplate
Book No.:
W-78135
Price:
$ 4500.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, international law, maritime law
Author:
Title:
The Ship-Owner's Manual . . . Containing a General System of the Maritime Laws . . . with New adjudged Cases . . . Also, The Navigation Act, Register Act, Manifest Act, Ship-owner's Act, Whale Fisher Act, Smuggling Acts [etc.]. Sixth Edition
Publisher:
Printed by D. Akenhead, on the Sandhill, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1790.
Description:
A rare, provincially printed work (not to be confused with the London printed "Shipmaster's Assistant"), treating of demurrage, insurance, and salvage; with a second part seemingly not in the only earlier edition in ESTC, located in one copy only
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, definite browning, one leaf lacking in the second part, else sound, one copy in ESTC, 215+104 pages; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78516
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
maritime law, international law, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Informal Composite Negotiating Text, Revision 2
Publisher:
Department of State, Washington, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 199 pages
Book No.:
W-31075
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
international law, maritime law
 
Author:
Title:
Revised Single Negotiating Text
Publisher:
Department of State, Washington, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, tab-divided; 48 pages
Book No.:
W-31076
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
international law, maritime law
 
Author:
MacDonald, Charles G.
Title:
Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the Law of the Sea, Political Interaction and Legal Development in the Persian Gulf
Publisher:
Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Red cloth, a sound and clean presentation copy
Book No.:
W-30868
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
IRAN, SAUDI ARABIA, MIDDLE EAST, maritime law, international law
 
Author:
Clingan, Thomas A. and Lewis M. Alexander
Title:
Hazards of Maritime Transit
Publisher:
Ballinger Publishing Company, Cambridge, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-30874
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
maritime law
 
Author:
Title:
The Evolving Limit of Coastal Jurisdiction
Publisher:
Government of Iceland, Reykjavik, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps; 128 pages
Book No.:
W-30888
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
maritime law, international law
 
Author:
Title:
Mining of the Deep Seabed, Joint Hearings before the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Resources ... Ninety-Fifth Congress, First Session, on S.2053 [etc.]
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 513 pages
Book No.:
W-30896
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
maritime law, environmental law, Miniature Books, mining law
 
Author:
Bartell, Joyce J. (ed.)
Title:
The Yankee Mariner and Sea Power, America's Challenge of Ocean Space
Publisher:
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
A good ex-library copy in a slightly worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-30130
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
maritime law
 
Author:
Friedheim, Robert L. (ed.)
Title:
Managing Ocean Resources, A Primer
Publisher:
Westview Press, Boulder, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Yellow cloth, a bit rubbed, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-30147
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
environmental law, mining law, maritime law
Author:
Staundforde [Stanford], William
Title:
Les Plees del Coron, diuisees in plusors titles & comon lieux [bound with] An Exposition of the Kinges Praerogatiue collected out of the great Abridgement of Iustice Fitzherbert, and other old Writers of the Lawes of England [etc.]. S.T.C. 23223 and 23217
Publisher:
In AEdibus Richardi Tottelli [and] Imprinted by Richard Totthil, London, 1583 & 1590.
Description:
Early editions of Stanford's two principal works, his "Plees" the first treatise on English criminal law and his "Exposition" on royal powers over many subjects, including women, wardship, idiots, insane persons, escheats, and wrecks, inter alia
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, centered blind lozenges, bookplate of Lord Halifax dated 1702, repairs to the first blanks, else crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78287
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
criminal law, maritime law, marriage, insanity
Author:
Staundforde [Stanford], William
Title:
Les Plees del Coron, Divisees in plusors titles & Common lieux [bound with] An Exposition of the Kings Prerogatiue, collected out of the great Abridgement of Iustice Fitzherbert, and other old Writers of the Lawes of England [etc.]. S.T.C. 23224 and 23218
Publisher:
Printed for the Company of Stationers [imprints vary], London, 1607.
Description:
First 17th century editions of Stanford's two principal works, his "Plees" the first treatise on English criminal law and his "Exposition" treating of royal powers over many subjects, including women, wardship, idiots, lunatics, escheats, and wrecks
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, a very good copy, with the elaborate bookplate of Washington Sewallis Earl Ferrers [the ninth Earl]; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78288
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
criminal law, maritime law, marriage, insanity
 
Author:
Walsh, Don (ed.)
Title:
The Law of the Sea, Issues in Ocean Resource Management
Publisher:
Praeger Publishers, New York, 1977.
Description:
Policy Issues of Pacific Ocean Resources lecture series
Condition:
Red cloth, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-30161
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
maritime law, international law, environmental law
 
Author:
Title:
The Law of the Sea, Multilateral Treaties Relevant to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
Publisher:
United Nations, New York, 1985.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, a bit rubbed, but quite sound; 107 pages
Book No.:
W-30168
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
maritime law, international law
 
Author:
Title:
Maritime Labour Conventions and Recommendations
Publisher:
International Labor Organisation, Geneva, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 226 pages
Book No.:
W-30521
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
labor law, international law, maritime law
 
Author:
Gill, J.S. (intro. and interp.)
Title:
Manual of Merchant Shipping Act, 1958
Publisher:
Bhandarkar Publications, Bombay, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps, a bit soiled but quite sound; 225 pages
Book No.:
W-30559
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
maritime law
 
Author:
Title:
Cases Decided in the District and Circuit Court of the United States for the Pennsylvania District, and also a Case Decided in the District Court of Massachusetts, Relative to the Employment of British Licenses on board of Vessels of the United States
Publisher:
Published by Redwood Fisher, No. 30, South Fourth-Street, Philadelphia, 1813.
Description:
Condition:
Original stabbed wraps (lacking), foxing, untrimmed; 91 pages
Book No.:
W-62291
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
reports of cases, maritime law, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts
 
Author:
Title:
The Sea: Legal and Political Aspects, a Select Bibliography
Publisher:
United Nations, New York, 1974.
Description:
Bilingual edition, in both English and French
Condition:
Oversized stapled wraps; 46 pages
Book No.:
W-30903
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
maritime law, international law, Bibliography
 
Author:
Lindman, Frank
Title:
The Mentally Disabled and the Law
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1961.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-13937
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Mental Illness, insanity, maritime law, international law
 
Author:
Molitor, Michael Rene
Title:
The Deep Seabed Hard Mineral Resources Act
Publisher:
N.p., 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Photocopies in plastic binder; 62 pages, plus notes
Book No.:
W-30991
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
maritime law, mining law
 
Author:
Barston, R.P. and Patricia Birnie (eds.)
Title:
The Maritime Dimension
Publisher:
George Allen and Unwin Ltd, London, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a very well-preserved ex-library copy; 194 pages
Book No.:
W-30215
Price:
$ 30.00
Category:
maritime law, international law
 
Author:
Van Dyke, Jon M., et al. (eds.)
Title:
Freedom for the Seas in the 21st Century, Ocean Governance and Environmental Harmony
Publisher:
Island Press, Washington, 1993.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a well-preserved copy
Book No.:
W-30223
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
international law, maritime law, Natural Resources, environmental law
Author:
Justice, Alexander
Title:
A General Treatise of the Dominion of the Sea . . . With Several Discourses about the Jurisdiction and manner of Proceeding in the Admiralty of England . . . [with] Several Eminent Lawyers Opinions in important Marine Cases [etc.]. Third Edition
Publisher:
Printed for the Executors of J. Nicholson [etc.], London, 1710?].
Description:
One of the few substantial early works in English on maritime law, particularly valuable for its translations of the French laws of Louis XIV, the Rhodian sea laws, those of Oleron and Wisbuy and of the Hanse towns; with the folding frontispiece
Condition:
Contemporary blind panelled calf, rebacked, the original extra gilt spine laid down, some browning, else quite sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78366
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
maritime law, international law
 
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
 
Author:
Title:
Laws of War and Ordinances of the Sea, Ordained and Established by the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England; For the Regulating and better Government of the Navies, Fleets and ships of War, and Armies by sea of the Commonwealth of England [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by John Field, Printer to the Parliament of England, London, 1652.
Description:
The rare official printing of the act regulating the English navy, passed by the House of Commons in 1649 and here printed, crafted by Robert Blake ("Father of the Royal Navy"), listing thirty-nine offences and their punishments; five copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern vellum backed boards, interleaved, definite browning, but sound, bookplate of Fairfax of Cameron on the front pastedown; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78972
Price:
$ 1150.00
Category:
war, international law, maritime law, Acts

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