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Mare clausum [microform] : the right and dominion of the sea in two books : in the first the sea is proved by the law of nature and nations not to be common to all men, but to be susceptible of private dominion and propriety as well as the land : in the second it is asserted that the most serene King of Great Britain is the lord and proprietor of the circumfluent and surrounding sea as an inseparable and perpetual appendix of the British empire / written at first in Latin by ... John Selden, Esquire ; formerly translated into English, and now perfected and restored by J.H., Gent
Bib ID 860649
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Author
Selden, John, 1584-1654
 
Uniform Title Mare clausum. English
Description London : Printed for Andrew Kembe and Edward Thomas, and are to be sold at their shops ..., 1663 
[30], 500 [i.e 482], [2], 37 pages : ill., maps. 
Series

Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 333:8.

Notes

Translation of: Mare clausum.

The English translation, by Marchamont Nedham, was first published as: Of the dominion or ownership of the sea. 1652.

"Additional evidences concerning the right of soveraignty and dominion of the kings of Great Britain in the sea" (p. [461]-500), and "Dominium maris, or, The dominion of the sea" (37 p. at end) have special title pages.

Errata on p. [7].

Advertisement on p. [7].

Reproduction of original in University of Michigan Libraries.

Cited In

Wing S2431

Reproduction Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms, 1969. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 333:8) 
Subjects Maritime law -- Early works to 1800.  |  Freedom of the seas -- Early works to 1800.  |  Great Britain -- Commercial policy -- 17th century.  |  Venice (Italy) -- Commercial policy -- 17th century.  |  Venice (Italy) -- Foreign relations.
Other authors/contributors Howell, James, 1594?-1666  |  Nedham, Marchamont, 1620-1678
Also Titled

Dominium maris

Dominion of the sea

Additional evidences concerning the right of soveraignty and dominion of the kings of Great Britain in the sea

Right and dominion of the sea

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