Lex mercatoria rediviva : or, a complete code of commercial law. Being a general guide to all men in business, whether as Traders, Remitters, Owners, Freighters, Captains, Insurers, Brokers, Factors, Supercargoes, or Agents. With an account of our mercantile companies ; of our colonies and factories abroad ; of our Commercial Treaties with Foreign Powers ; of the duty of consuls, and of the Laws concerning Aliens, Naturalization, and Denization. To which is added, a sketch of the present state of the commerce of the whole world ; describing the Manufacturers and Products of each particular Nation ; with Tables of the Correspondence and Agreement of their respective Coins, Weights, and Measures. Compiled from the works of the most celebrated British and Foreign Commercial writers. The whole equally calculated for the Information and Service of the Merchant, Lawyer, Member of Parliament, and private Gentleman. By the late Wyndham Beawes, Esq ; His Britannick Majesty's Consul at Seville and St. Lucar. The fifth edition, considerably enlarged, and improved, by Thomas Mortimer, Esq ; Formerly his Majesty's Vice Consul at Ostend.
London: R. Baldwin et al, 1792. Fifth edition 1792. Hardcover. Green/black marbled paper/boards. Leather strips at spine and corners (actual spine missing). (10) + 1013 + (11) pp. with 1 fold-out table. Heavy at 10 pounds and will require extra postage. Both boards present but detached. Spine missing. Free of extraneous marks but with light foxing on several pages. Age toning to fore edge of title page with a small "R" sticker to bottom and the name Richard Lucker in old fountain pen script at bottom. Item #156583
Actually looks like a fascinating book for those interested in history, government, demographics, economics, and more. With appendices.
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