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Author:      Kalven, Jr., Harry
Title:       A Worthy Tradition, Freedom of Speech in America
Publisher:   Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, 1988.
Description:
Condition:   A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-66849                Price: $      35.00
Category:    constitutional law, freedom of speech
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Author:      Holt, Francis Ludlow
Title:       The Law and Usage of Parliament, In Cases of Privilege and
             Contempt: Being an Attempt to Reduce Them within a Theory and
             System. Not in McCoy
Publisher:   Printed for W. Reed . . . and P. Phelan [etc.], London, 1810.
Description: Original edition of Holt's first legal work, anticipating (and a
             special case of) his treatise on the law of libel, seeking to
             establish a theoretical system resolving the vexed and conflicting
             claims of Parliamentary privilege and contempt
Condition:   Modern marbled wraps, some browning, else a good usable copy
Book No.:    W-75226                Price: $     350.00
Category:    freedom of speech, freedom of press, Parliament
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Author:      Schroeder, Theodore
Title:       "Obscene" Literature and Constitutional Law, A Forensic Defense of
             Freedom of the Press
Publisher:   Da Capo Press, New York, 1972.
Description: The facsimile reissue of the 1911 edition, with a new and
             substantial introduction by Jerold S. Auerbach, who quotes with
             approval the description of Schroeder as "probably the most
             prolific champion of free speech and press in American history"
Condition:   Original cloth, showing wear; a usable copy
Book No.:    W-58281                Price: $      45.00
Category:    freedom of speech, obscenity
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Author:      Shiffrin, Steven H.
Title:       The First Amendment, Democracy, and Romance
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1990.
Description: A work which Lawrence Tribe described as "a lucid and original
             contribution to the literature of free speech", proposing that
             Emersonian ideals are theoretically fundamental to the first
             amendment
Condition:   A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-64417                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Bill of Rights, freedom of speech
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Author:      Schroeder, Theodore
Title:       "Obscene" Literature and Constitutional Law, A Forensic Defense of
             Freedom of the Press
Publisher:   Privately Printed, for Forensic Uses, New York, 1911.
Description: The work which has been called the magnum opus of Schroeder,
             founder of the Free Speech League and the "maverick radical [and
             lawyer, who] ventured further than any of his contemporaries in
             exploring the meaning of . . . freedom of expression"
Condition:   Original cloth, definitely worn, but usable
Book No.:    W-55740                Price: $     125.00
Category:    freedom of speech, obscenity
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Title:       Argument of Clarence Darrow In the Case of the Communist Labor
             Party in the Criminal Court, Chicago. Hunsberger 130 [erroneously
             stating the work to contain Darrow's 1912 bribery trial argument]
Publisher:   Charles H. Kerr & Company, Chicago, 1920.
Description: Darrow's powerful argument supporting freedom of speech,
             anticipating Holmes' dissent in Gitlow, defending twenty men
             arrested in an infamous 'Palmer Raid'; "seldom [have I] seen a
             case where I believed so heartily that I am right as this"
Condition:   ?Original patterned dark-red cloth, the spine gilt-lettered,
             somewhat rubbed and some browning, the occasional pencil markings,
             else a very good copy
Book No.:    W-76301                Price: $     250.00
Category:    communist law, freedom of speech, Radicals, constitutional law
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Title:       Anno xxiii Reginae. At this present Session of Parliament . . .
             the xvi day of Ianuarie, in the xxiii yeere of the reigne of . . .
             Lady Elizabeth [1581] . . . were enacted as followeth [etc.].
             S.T.C. 9484 [including this copy]; not in Beale
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . by Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1581.
Description: First printing of this Parliament's acts, as religious tumult
             swirled through England, mass forbidden and attempts to convert
             subjects to Catholicism made treason [c.1], with seditious words
             punished by mutilation and seditious books with death [c.2]
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, the title darkened, trimmed,
             and spotted, without the subsidies and pardon (as often), sound;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79363                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    Acts, Parliament, Religion, freedom of speech, freedom of press
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Title:       His Maiesties Declaration, Touching his proceedings in the late
             Assemblie and Conuention of Parliament. S.T.C. 9241. Quarto [with
             the front blank signature "A" preceding the title]
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by Bonham Norton and Iohn Bill [etc.], London,
             1622.
Description: James I defence of his dissolution of the Parliament of 1621, Coke
             having had his books and papers seized and been imprisoned in the
             Tower, leading "to a constitutional confrontation with the king
             over [the Commons] privilege of free speech"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 green morocco over marbled boards, the spine very
             lightly faded, light browning, the top margin cut a bit close, yet
             crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79536                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Parliament, English constitutional law, freedom of speech
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