1802 The First American Treatise on Commercial and Admiralty Law
[Law] [American] [Commercial and Admiralty Law] [Caines, George (1771-1825)]. An Enquiry Into the Law Merchant of the United States; Or, Lex Mercatoria Americana, on Several Heads of Commercial Importance. Dedicated by Permission to Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States. In Two Volumes. Vol. 1 [all published]. New York: Printed by Isaac Collins & Son, For Abraham and Arthur Stansbury, 1802. xxxviii, , 648; clxvii,  pages. 9-1/16 inches. Recased binding in cloth, new end pages, title in gilt on spine. Light age toning, foxing. Pages lxix-lxxii trimmed close at the outer margin. Minor contemporary markings. Several page corners folded at end. The last page has a pin head hole. Overall good + / very good condition.
Includes: Errata and Addenda; Appendix of Forms; Index of the Principal Matters: Including: Act of God, Bankrupt, Blockade, Charter Party, Collectors of Customs, Evidence, Fisheries and Fishing Trade, Goods, Insurance, Interest, Lien, Mariners, Masters of Ships, Partners and Partnership, Policy of Insurance, Salvage, Ships, Slave Trade, Voyages Illegal, Wages, Warranty, Wharfage, Wines, Witness. Shipping and Maritime Commerce.