Rare Nineteenth-Century Treatise on Ship Mortgages Trollope, Thomas Anthony [1774-1835]. A Treatise on the Mortgage of Ships, As Affected by the Registry Acts; And on the Proper Mode of Effecting Mortgages on Property of this Nature, And on the Liabilities of the Mortgagee. London: Printed for Joseph Butterworth and Son, 1823. [xii], xxiv, 144 pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/4"). Contemporary calf with later rebacking, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine, blind tooling to board edges. Light rubbing and a few shallow scuffs to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, front hinge cracked, rear hinge started. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in a few places, partial crack in text block between pp. 142 and 143. A nice copy of a rare title. $1,250. * First and only edition. This treatise addresses the intricate law of ship mortgages, which was then in a period of transition. OCLC locates 4 copies (British Library, National Library of Scotland, Oxford, University of Aberdeen). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:361.
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