WAR IN DISGUISE;. James Stephens.


Or, The Frauds of the Neutral Flags. Pp. 228; rebound in modern brown qr. cloth, with gilt lettered red leather title label on spine, grey papered boards; all edges sprinkled blue/grey; later endpapers; ex library copy (Free Public Library, Elizabeth N.J.), with stamp at foot of title page, acquisition and shelf numbers on blank preliminary, and stamp at foot of p. 21, long closed tear from fore-edge into pp. 113/4, some foxing (occasionally heavy), browning, and slight soiling; George Forman, for I. Riley and Co., New York, 1806. Second U.S. edition. Sabin 91247.*The author decries 'an erroneous notion which he knows to be very prevalent, namely, that the practitioners in the admiralty courts have an interest opposite to the pretensions of neutral merchants' [Preface]. Item #095686

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