The Law of the Sea. William McFee.

The Law of the Sea.

New York: H. N. Abrams, 1968. 8vo. 318 pp. First Edition. Very Good. Hard Cover. Black cloth covered boards. Dust Jacket Good. Minor wear on top edge, half inch rip at top edge. DJ unclipped. Addendum laid in.

A series of narrative chapters, each one interspersed with stories of maritime adventure, famous or unknown, takes up in turn the principal subject of the law of the sea. Underlying this study is the fact that maritime law is the original form of international law, and is today the most highly developed.

The ship and the cargo --
Internationalism in sea law --
The old sea codes --
The genealogy of the codes --
The lex Rhodia --
Medieval sea law --
the codes of Amalfi and Wisby --
The black flag and the black market --
Privateering: setting a thief to catch a thief --
Who owns the sea? --
What is "maritime"? --
Wards of the legislature --
Mutiny --
Salvage --
Lloyd's --
The trinity brethren --
Carriage by sea --
The international law of the sea --
Bibliography --
Appendices: I. The Rhodian law ; II. The law of Oleron. Item #18-7847

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