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The Resource Mare clausum : the right and dominion of the sea in two books..., written at first in Latin by that late famous and learned antiquary John Selden, esquire ; formerly translated into English, and now perfected and restored by J.H. Gent

Mare clausum : the right and dominion of the sea in two books..., written at first in Latin by that late famous and learned antiquary John Selden, esquire ; formerly translated into English, and now perfected and restored by J.H. Gent

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Mare clausum : the right and dominion of the sea in two books...
Title
Mare clausum
Title remainder
the right and dominion of the sea in two books...
Statement of responsibility
written at first in Latin by that late famous and learned antiquary John Selden, esquire ; formerly translated into English, and now perfected and restored by J.H. Gent
Title variation
Right and dominion of the sea
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • eng
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
MnU
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1584-1654
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Selden, John
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
JX4423
LC item number
.S4 1663
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1594?-1666
  • 1620-1678
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  • Howell, James
  • Nedham, Marchamont
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  • Freedom of the seas
  • Freedom of the seas
  • Law of the sea
  • Great Britain
  • Venice (Italy)
  • Venice (Italy)
Label
Mare clausum : the right and dominion of the sea in two books..., written at first in Latin by that late famous and learned antiquary John Selden, esquire ; formerly translated into English, and now perfected and restored by J.H. Gent
Instantiates
Manufacture
Note
  • "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 thee 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."
  • Includes passages in French, Greek, and Latin
  • The English translation by Marchamont Nedham was first published in 1652 under title: Of the dominion, or ownership of the sea
  • Title in red and black within double border; head- and tail-pieces; initials; woodcuts of allegorical figures and coinage; engraved maps; engraved frontispiece of royal arms: "Diev et mon droit ; sold by Robert Walton at the Globe..."
  • Irregularities in paging: no. 99 repeated, nos. 101, 177-178, 275-278, 473-484 omitted in paging; p. [471] incorrectly numbered 473. Library copy wanting pp. 169-70, 175-6
  • "Additional evidences concerning the right of soveraignty and dominion of the Kings of Great Brittain in the sea : collected out of certain publick papers, relating to the reigns of King James, and King Charls [sic] ..." (p. [461]-472, 485-500) has special t.p
  • "Dominium maris ; the dominion of the sea : expressing the title which the Venetians pretend unto the sole dominion, and absolute soveraignty of the Adriatick Sea, commonly called the Gulf of Venice. Manifested in a pleading or argument, betwixt the republick of Venice, and the Emperor Ferdinand ... / translated out of Italian" ([2], 37 p. at end) has special t.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm (4to)
Extent
32 unnumbered pages, 500, that is, 482 pages, 4 unnumbered pages, 37, pages
Lccn
10019293 //r
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
04-B3735
Label
Mare clausum : the right and dominion of the sea in two books..., written at first in Latin by that late famous and learned antiquary John Selden, esquire ; formerly translated into English, and now perfected and restored by J.H. Gent
Manufacture
Note
  • "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 thee 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."
  • Includes passages in French, Greek, and Latin
  • The English translation by Marchamont Nedham was first published in 1652 under title: Of the dominion, or ownership of the sea
  • Title in red and black within double border; head- and tail-pieces; initials; woodcuts of allegorical figures and coinage; engraved maps; engraved frontispiece of royal arms: "Diev et mon droit ; sold by Robert Walton at the Globe..."
  • Irregularities in paging: no. 99 repeated, nos. 101, 177-178, 275-278, 473-484 omitted in paging; p. [471] incorrectly numbered 473. Library copy wanting pp. 169-70, 175-6
  • "Additional evidences concerning the right of soveraignty and dominion of the Kings of Great Brittain in the sea : collected out of certain publick papers, relating to the reigns of King James, and King Charls [sic] ..." (p. [461]-472, 485-500) has special t.p
  • "Dominium maris ; the dominion of the sea : expressing the title which the Venetians pretend unto the sole dominion, and absolute soveraignty of the Adriatick Sea, commonly called the Gulf of Venice. Manifested in a pleading or argument, betwixt the republick of Venice, and the Emperor Ferdinand ... / translated out of Italian" ([2], 37 p. at end) has special t.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm (4to)
Extent
32 unnumbered pages, 500, that is, 482 pages, 4 unnumbered pages, 37, pages
Lccn
10019293 //r
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
04-B3735

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