robinson reports of cases

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Admiralty

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commencing with the judgements of the Right Hon. Sir William Scott, Michelmas Term 1798

by Christopher Robinson.

London printed by R. Taylor & Co. Shoe Lane for J. Butterworth and J. White, 1806

a superb collection of reports of maritime legal cases, many concerning the seizure of merchant vessels between the years 1798 and 1806, during the period of the Napoleonic wars.

a valuable source work vividly illustrating the difficulties and perils of trading by sea at this time, and a clear insight into the workings of the High Court of Admiralty.

Initially the set was complete in these five volumes, but a sixth volume was added in 1808
5 volumes. 8vo. in the region of 400 pages per volume.

very good clean crisp condition hardbacks in the original full calf bindings with light spine and edge wear. heraldic book-plate of Lord Walsingham to front paste-downs