A Treatise on the Right of Property in Tide Waters, and in the Soil...
Angell, Joseph K[innicut] [1794-1857]. A Treatise on the Right of Property in Tide Waters, and in the Soil and Shores Thereof. Originally published: Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1847. xvi, 295, , cxlvi, , -475 pp. Reprinted 2006 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584775577; ISBN-10: 1584775572. Hardcover. New. $36.95 * Reprint of the "revised, corrected and enlarged" second edition. Topics covered in this classic work include Roman, English and American laws on the right of property in the sea, rights acquirable in salt and tide waters by prescription, custom and grant and the right of those who own land adjoining shores to make embankments, such as wharves. Reviewing the first edition (1826), Marvin observed that it was the first book on the subject since Hale's De Jure Maris et Brachiorum Ejusdem, then commended it as "a work that was much needed" and "a valuable contribution to our jurisprudence.": Legal Bibliography (1847) 62.
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