A Treatise on Maritime Law
Flanders, Henry. A Treatise on Maritime Law. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1852. xvi, 444 pp. Reprinted 1999 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 98-50814. ISBN 1-886363-72-2. Cloth. $75. * One of the most admired admiralty lawyers in the country, Flanders [1824-1911] had been a member of the New Hampshire Bar who moved his practice to Philadelphia after the publication of this successful work. Dictionary of American Biography describes this and his later work A Treatise on the Law of Shipping (1853) as works that "gave evidence of deep research and unusual ability. Distinguished for lucid exposition and attractive style, these works in a short time became acknowledged authorities upon the subject with which they dealt.": Dictionary of American Biography III:454.
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