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Of the dominion or ownership of the sea [electronic resource] : two books ; in the first is shew'd that the sea, by the law of nature or nations, is not common to all men, but capable of private dominion or proprietie, as well as the land, in the second is proved that the dominion of the British sea, or that which encompasseth the Isle of Great Britain, is and ever hath been a part or appendant of the empire of that island / written at first in Latin ... by John Selden, Esquire ; translated into English and set forth with som additional evidences and discourses by Marchamont Nedham
Bib ID 6045276
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
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Selden, John, 1584-1654
 
Uniform Title Mare clausum. English
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Description London : Published by William Du-Gard, 1652 
[46], 500 [i.e. 494], [2] (blank), [10], 37 p. : ill. 
Notes

Translation of: Mare clausum, seu, De dominio maris.

"Published by special command."

Irregularities in paging: no. 99 repeated, nos. 101, 177-178, 275-278 and 473-484 omitted, p. 471 misnumbered 473.

Includes (with special title-pages): Additional evidences, concerning the right of soveraigntie and dominion of England in the sea, collected out of certain publick papers, relating to the reigns of K. James, and K. Charls. London, 1652 (p. [461]-500) and Dominium maris, or, The dominion of the sea. Expressing the title, which the Venetians pretend unto the sole dominion, and absolute sovereigntie of the Adriatick sea, commonly called the gulf of Venice ... Translated out of Italian. London, 1652 ([7], 37 p. at end).

Reproduction of original from Goldsmiths' Library, University of London.

Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 01256.

Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. 
Subjects Maritime law -- Early works to 1800.  |  Freedom of the seas -- Early works to 1800.  |  Great Britain -- Commercial policy -- Early works to 1800.  |  Venice (Italy) -- Commercial policy -- Early works to 1800.  |  Venice (Italy) -- Foreign economic relations -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Nedham, Marchamont, 1620-1678
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Additional evidences concerning the right of soveraigntie and dominion of England in the sea.

Dominium maris.

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