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Author:
Zouch, Richard
Title:
The Jurisdiction of the Admiralty of England Asserted, Against Sr. Edward Coke's Articuli Admiralitatis, in XXII Chapter of his Jurisdiction of Courts. Wing Z22
Publisher:
Printed for Francis Tyton, and Thomas Dring [etc.], London, 1663.
Description:
The reply made by England's chief civilian ably responding to Coke's attack upon the admiralty court's jurisdiction in his 'Institutes', one of many works by Zouche leading Holdsworth to call him as "the earliest English writer on Jurisprudence"
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, neatly rebacked, the boards slightly bowed, very light browning, else very clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79929
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
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 T. Horne, 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, ESTC R229419; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78075
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
international law, maritime law, admiralty
Author:
Booth, William
Title:
The Compleat Sollicitor, Performing His Duty: and Teaching his Clyent . . . in His Majesties Superior Courts at Westminster: As in the Mayors Court, Court of Hustings, and other Inferior Courts, both in the City of London, and elswhere [etc.]. Wing B3738A
Publisher:
Printed by John Streater, James Flesher, and Henry Twyford [etc.], London, 1666.
Description:
First edition of the first substantial treatise expressly devoted to the English solicitor, with chapters on all royal courts, the Exchequer, the Court of Requests, the Sheriffs Court, the Marshalsea, the Star Chamber, and the Court of Admiralty
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt, signature effaced on the title, light browning and some staining, else sound, with the first blank (chipped); the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79664
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
courts, London, sheriffs, prisons, Star Chamber, admiralty, Bench and Bar
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:
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:
Holles, Duke of Newcastle, Thomas Pelham
Title:
The Duke of Newcastle's Letter, By His Majesty's Order, To Monsieur Mitchell, the King of Prussia's Secretary of the Embassy, in Answer to the Memorial, and other Papers, deliver'd, by Monsieur Michell, to the Duke of Newcastle [etc.]. ESTC T4125. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by Edward Owen, in Warwick-Lane [Published by Authority], London, 1753.
Description:
A work central to the history of prize law, establishing the principle that goods of enemies can be seized on neutral vessels, written in significant part by William Murray when Solicitor General and termed by Montesquieu a "reponse sans replique"
Condition:
Modern marbled boards, triple gilt ruled and lettered label, very clean with generous margins, 46 pages and two folding tables; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80322
Price:
$ 425.00
Category:
maritime law, admiralty, international law

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