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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:
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:
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:
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
Author:
Title:
Select Trials for Murders, Robberies, Rapes, Sodomy, Coining, Frauds, And Other Offences: at the Sessions-House in the Old-Bailey. To which aare Added, Genuine Accounts of the Lives, Behaviour . . . of the most Eminent Convicts. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed for J. Wilford . . . in St Paul's Church Yard, London, 1734-35.
Description:
The first collection of trials held at the Old Bailey, the principal criminal court of London immortalized by Daniel Defoe and Henry Fielding, marvelously diverse in the range of crime reported, the transcripts offering great verisimilitude
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, neatly rebacked, some light foxing and browning, else a good clean set; with the errata in volume one
Book No.:
W-79826
Price:
$ 1650.00
Category:
criminal law, trials, law of piracy, fraud, Rape
 
Author:
Senior, Clive M.
Title:
A Nation of Pirates, English Piracy in its Heyday
Publisher:
David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-48078
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
law of piracy, criminal law
 
Author:
N.a
Title:
The Driscoll Piracy Collection Sold to Benefit the Wichita Public Library
Publisher:
Christie's, New York, 2000.
Description:
Catalogue of auction held December 12, 2000
Condition:
Original printed wraps; 73 pages
Book No.:
W-68470
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
law of piracy
 
Author:
Rubin, Alfred P.
Title:
The Law of Piracy
Publisher:
Naval War College Press, Newport, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, quite a good copy
Book No.:
W-64191
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
law of piracy, criminal law
 
Author:
Gosse, Philip
Title:
A Bibliography of the Works of Capt. Charles Johnson
Publisher:
Burt Franklin, New York, 1970.
Description:
A facsimile of the 1970 original edition
Condition:
Blue cloth, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-69434
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
biography, law of piracy, Bibliography
 
Author:
Weitz, Mark A.
Title:
The Confederacy on Trial, The Piracy and Sequestration Cases of 1861
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, 2005.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, well-preserved; 219 pages
Book No.:
W-72841
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, CIVIL WAR, law of piracy, Confederate Law, 19TH CENTURY

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