A Manual of Maritime Law, Consisting of a Treatise on Ships and Freight and a Treatise on Insurance
Rocco [Roccus], [Francesco] [fl. 1655]. Ingersoll, Joseph Reed (1786-1868), [translator and editor]. A Manual of Maritime Law, Consisting of a Treatise on Ships and Freight and a Treatise on Insurance. Translated from the Latin of Roccus with Notes by Joseph Reed Ingersoll. Philadelphia: Hopkins and Earle, 1809. Octavo. 2 p. l., [vii]-xvi, -156,  pp. Reprinted 2007 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 978-1-58477-831-8. ISBN-10: 1-58477-831-8. Cloth. $65.* Reprint of the first and only English translation of Roccus' treatises on maritime law which was first published in 1655. "This manual is very highly esteemed by commercial lawyers in all countries, for its compressed, methodical, and accurate learning, and is a book of high authority." Marvin 616. "[Roccus'] works are of more practical use to an English lawyer, than all the other maritime works [with one exception]... Lord Mansfield is under no inconsiderable obligation to them." Joseph Story, Literature of Maritime Law, in The Miscellaneous Writings of Joseph Story. 108-109 (W. Story editor).
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