Reprint of the only edition. One of the earliest American treatises on the subject, it is notable for its fusion of history, comparative law and natural law. "The design of the following treatise is to present to the public the principles on which the right of suffrage is founded, and by which the exercise of that right ought to be regulated. (...) No work is now before the public, in which the subject has been fully examined and reduced to its true principles.": Preface [iii]. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 2379.
Duer, John. The Law and Practice of Marine Insurance Deduced From a Critical Examination of the Adjudged Cases, the Nature and Analogies of the Subject, and the General Usage of Commercial Nations. New York: J.S. Voorhies, 1845-1846. 2 Vols. Reprinted 2007 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 978-1-58477-817-2. ISBN-10: 1-58477-817-2. Cloth. $350.* Reprint of the only edition. "So far as the work is published the author seems to have exhausted the whole learning on the subject. He has resorted to the best foreign sources of information, and his varied illustration of principles proves that he has left no department of the law of insurance unexplored. His treatise is replete with the soundest views, expressed in a logical manner, and in a glowing, perspicuous, and eloquent style.": James Kent, Commentaries on American Law III:287.