Malyne’s Lex Mercatoria.
1815 Catalogue, page 83. no. 8, as above.
Consuetudo, vel, Lex Mercatoria: or, the Ancient Law-Merchant. In three parts, according to the essentials of traffick. Necessary
for statesmen, judges, magistrates, temporal and civil lawyers, mint-men, merchants, mariners, and all others negotiating
in any parts of the world. By Gerard Malynes, Merchant. Whereunto are annexed the following tracts, viz. I. The Collection of Sea Laws. II. Advice concerning Bills of
Exchange. By John Marius, Publick Notary. III. The Merchants Mirrour: or, directions for the perfect ordering or keeping of his accompts. By way of
Debtor and Creditor, after the Italian Manner. By R. Dafforne, late Accomptant. IV. An Introduction to Merchants Accompts. By John Collins, late Fellow of the Royal Society. V. The Accountants closet, being an abridgment of Merchants Accounts, kept by debtor and
creditor. By Abraham Liset. The
third edition, wherein are inserted the three tracts following, never before printed in any former impression. I. The Jurisdiction
of the Admiralty of England Asserted. By Richard Zouch, Doctor of the Civil Laws, and late judge of the admiralty. II. The Ancient Sea Laws of Oleron, Wisby, and the Hanse-Towns,
still in force. Rendered into
English for the use of navigators. By G. Miege, Gent. III. The Sovereignty of the British Seas, proved by records, history, and the municipal laws of this Kingdom. By Sir
John Buroughs, late Keeper of the Records in the Tower of London.
London: Printed for
M. Horne and
2 vol. Folio. Each tract with a separate title-page and varying signatures and pagination. The tracts in this copy are not
bound in the order in which they are given on the general title.
Marvin, page 494.
Sweet & Maxwell I, 336, 20.
Not in Bridgman.
Clarke, page 329, no. 49.
Old calf, repaired and with the Library of Congress 1815