containing complete information, as well to merchants, masters of ships, and persons employed in the merchant service, as to officers and others in the Royal Navy, relative to the mercantile and maritime laws and customs....
the ninth edition, very considerably improved and enlarged.
by David Steel
London, printed for David Steel, 1801.
ppxvi 414, advert leaf. 2 engraved plates. a little marking, but generally a good clean condition hardback in an attractive 19th-century full speckled calf binding.
unfortunately the upper board is detached and there is staining to the inner margin of the front end-paper and staining and damage to the inner margin of the engraved frontispiece.
bound with the first  edition of 'Steel's Tables of the British Custom and Excise Duties.....', ppiv 122, and 'The Duties payable upon importation of goods into the United States of America.....', also 1799. pp[i] 26.