New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1930 . First Edition, Second Printing. Hardcover. Octavo, 170 pages; VG/VG-; dust jacket dull teal, spine sun-faded to brown; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.00'; dust jacket has mild chipping to corners, small closed tears to upper edges, mild chipping to head and tail of spine; small water stain along inside of head of spine, does not impact text; small water-drops to rear cover; stated second printing to both copyright page and dust jacket spine; bookplate on front pastedown of John Forrest Floberg, the United States Assistant Secretary of the Navy (AIR) from 1949 to 1953. During this period, Floberg was a strong supporter of Admiral Hyman G. Rickover's proposals to create a nuclear navy. Together, Floberg and Rickover eventually convinced Admiral William Fechteler, Chief of Naval Operations, to support the construction of atomic carriers. n 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower appointed Floberg as one of six members of the United States Atomic Energy Commission, and Floberg served on that commission from October 1, 1957 until June 23, 1960.; Felix Frankfurter was an Austrian-American lawyer, professor, and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, as well as helping to found the American Civil Liberties Union. Frankfurter served on the Supreme Court from 1939 to 1962, and was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the Court [wikipedia]; shelved case 10. Dupont.
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