"A Great Credit to the Learned Editor" Hackworth, G[reen] H[aywood], Editor. Digest of International Law. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1940-1944. 8 Volumes. Hardcover. Complete set. Original publisher's maroon cloth, moderate shelfwear, spine ends and corners lightly bumped, light fading to spines of a few volumes. Ex-private library. Shelf number to spine of Volume I, stamps to endleaves. A very good set. $150. * This set was prepared by the legal advisor of the U.S. State Department. The 24 chapters in the 1st seven volumes are devoted to individual subjects, such as extradition or maritime war. Volume 8 is a general index and list of cases. "The work is a great credit to the learned editor, a man of excellent judgment and balance and long experience in the Department of State, to the assistant editors and to the United States.": Edwin Borchard, Yale Law Review 51:1053-1054.
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