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WITH APPENDICES CONTAINING
THE TREATIES AND STATUTES RELATING TO EXTRADITION;
JOHN BASSETT MOORE,
THIRD ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE OF THE UNITED STATES; AUTHOR of a
IN TWO VOLUMES.
THE BOSTON BOOK COMPANY.
EXPERIENCE in dealing with cases of extradition soon led me to feel the need of a more thorough and comprehensive work on that subject than any that had been published in the United States or in England. The treatises of Billot and Bernard, published in France, and that of Fiore, published in Italy, but subsequently translated into French, are most valuable; and there is also a later treatise of great merit by Professor Lammasch, of the University of Vienna. But these works, besides not being generally available, contain little to aid the practitioner in treating the cases that arise under the law in the United States. The work of Clarke, published in England, and now in its third edition, sketches the law in the United States, but does not attempt to discuss it exhaustively. The only book that can be called a treatise on the law of extradition in this country, is that of Dr. Spear, which appeared in 1877, and is now in its second edition. The excellence of this publication is attested by the favor with which it has been received; and it detracts nothing from the meritorious labors of its author as exhibited in the citation of published cases and the vigorous discussion of certain general doctrines, to say