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CONSUETUDO, VEL, LEX MERCATORIA: OR, THE ANCIENT LAW-MERCHANT. IN THREE PARTS, ACCORDING TO THE ESSENTIALS OF TRAFFICK...

Malynes, Gerard


Item #: 64861
Published: OE; Printed for T. Basset, R. Chiswell, et a; Reprinted in 2008.

Subjects: COMMERCIAL LAW, LEGAL HISTORY

Reprint of the third edition of work first published in1622. Also known as the law merchant, consuetudinary law orcommercial law, lex mercatoria is a system of customary lawthat developed in Europe during the Middle Ages to regulatethe dealings of mariners and merchants. Although lexmercatoria fell out of use during the 17th century, many ofits principles were incorporated into the common law. Theywould later provide the foundation of the Uniform CommercialCode. Malynes' Consuetudo was the final significantcontribution to this field.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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