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