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A HANDBOOK TO MARINE INSURANCE

THE ORGANISATION OF
A MARINE OFFICE

Underwriter (including underwriting agents)

Risk Statistical Re-Insurance

Department Department Department
Provisional Definite Time Voyage Cover

Direct (Facultative) Treaty
Closing Slip

Provisional Definite
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Provisional Definite

Accounts

Policyt

Department

Department Department Premiums

Retirement conditional Declarations

Department Subsidiary Departments Stationery & Mailing

MARINE INSURANCE

BEING A GUIDE TO THE HISTORY, LAW
AND PRACTICE OF AN INTEGRAL PART
OF COMMERCE, FOR THE BUSINESS MAN

AND THE STUDENT

BY
VICTOR DOVER, F.C.I.I., C.E.T.D.
Lecturer in Marine Insurance for the Insurance Institute

of London and for the London County Council, etc.

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H. F. & G. WITHERBY

326 HIGH HOLBORN, W.C.

1924

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PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION

1906"

ENCOURAGED by the generous reception accorded to the first edition of this work and by the solicitations of many of my students, the present edition represents an attempt to gather together in one volume a survey of the whole field of marine insurance history, law and practice. It would be foolish to suggest that every ramification of the business has been comprehensively covered, and the earnest student is referred to such standard works as the following if he desires intensively to pursue his studies : Chalmers' Marine Insurance Act,

(Butterworth). Martin's “ History

of Marine Insurance" (MacMillan). Grey's “ Lloyd's—Yesterday and To-day” (Syren &

Shipping). Bridge's “ Geography of Industry and Commerce"

(Hodder & Stoughton). Duckworth's Principles of Marine

(Pitman). Lloyd's Calendar.

The more advanced student might with advantage read Arnould on Marine Insurance and Lowndes on General Average. To certain of the above works I wish to express my acknowledgments, but where I

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