Inscribed by Moore Moore, John Bassett [1860-1947]. Report of Extradition, With Returns of All Cases from August 9, 1842, To January 1, 1890, And an Index. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1890. 239 pp. Small folio (11-1/4" x 7-1/2"). Contemporary three-quarter morocco over pebbled cloth, raised bands and gilt title to spine, marbled edges and endpapers. Moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to corners, front joint starting at ends, front hinge cracked, owner stamp of Frank C. Partridge to verso of front free endpaper, his signature to facing endleaf, presentation inscription from Moore to Partridge to following endleaf, light toning to interior. $100. * Only edition. An authority on international law, Moore was a lawyer, State Department official, professor and the first American to serve as a judge of the Permanent Court of International Justice. Partridge [1861-1931] was an attorney, diplomat and business executive from Vermont. He served briefly in the U.S. Senate, appointed to fill the vacancy created by the death of Senator Frank L. Greene.
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