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An EXAMINATION Of The SENTENCE In The CASE Of The SWEDISH CONVOY, Pronounced in the High Court of Admiralty of England, on the Eleventh of June, 1799; Together with a Previous Historical Sketch of the European, and in Particular the English System of Capture. Translated from the Danish, as Written by Professor Schlegel. [bound with] SUBSTANCE Of The SPEECH Of VISCOUNT SIDMOUTH In The HOUSE Of LORDS May 17, 1808, on Proposing certain Resolutions respecting Danish Merchant Ships detained in British Ports
Printed by W. Wilson / Printed for J. Hatchard, London 1808 - [4], 164, 24; [4], 26, [2 (blank)] pp. 8vo. 8-3/8" x 5-1/4" Includes: "A Report of the Judgment of the High Court of Admiralty, on the Swedish Convoy : pronounced by Sir William Scott, on the eleventh June, 1799 / by Sir Christopher Robinson" [p. 117-150] and "A List of Treaties concluded since July, 1780, in which the principle is adopted of free ship, free goods," [p. 151-155]. Includes addenda in English to French translation of Schlegel's work, printed at Copenhagen and consisting of the judgment in the case of Saleucci vs. Johnson at the Court of the King's Bench [p. 156-164]. The first title has an additional 24-pp. section bound in at the end with the drop-title: Explanatory Answer to the Observations on the Subject of the late Capture of Neutral Ships, also printed by W. Wilson. Modest wear. A bit of foxing. "Not true" written in margin , p. 65. A solid VG copy. Later tan half calf with marbled paper boards 1st edition(s). Cf. Goldsmith 17989, for the 1st Copenhagen edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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