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Author:
Dunne, Gerald T.
Title:
Joseph Story, The Great Term--1837
Publisher:
Saint Louis University Law Journal, St. Louis, 1969.
Description:
The rare, separate printing of the eleventh in a series of essays written by Mr. Dunne, subsequently to appear, as revised, in his biography of Justice Story ("Justice Joseph Story and the Rise of the Supreme Court"), published the following year
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, unevenly faded, now preserved in a cloth folding case, 23 pages, from the Fall issue, Volume 14, No. 1; no copy in OCLC
Book No.:
W-78434
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court, 19TH CENTURY
Author:
Title:
Debates in the Congress of the United States on the Bill for Repealing the Law "For the More Convenient Organization of the Courts of the United States;" During the First Session of the Seventh Congress [etc.]. Cohen 1203
Publisher:
Printed by Whiting, Leavenworth and Whiting, Albany, 1802.
Description:
The record of "[t]he profound constitutional questions embedded" in the debates resulting in the repeal of the Judiciary Act of 1801, restoring that of 1789, ultimately leading to Marbury v Madison and the role of judicial review in this country
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite worn, rebacked, considerable foxing and browning, yet a usable copy
Book No.:
W-77407
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
constitutional law, Supreme Court
Author:
Story, Joseph
Title:
A Selection of Pleadings in Civil Actions, Subsequent to the Declaration. With Occasional Annotations on the Law of Pleading. Cohen 9274
Publisher:
Published by Barnard B. Macanulty, Salem, 1805.
Description:
First edition of the first law treatise which we may definitely attribute solely to Story, and marking the first correspondence between Story and Jefferson, to whom Story sent a copy; arranged by subject, with Story's notes following the pleas
Condition:
Modern mottled goatskin morocco, gilt, the original label preserved, a pretty copy
Book No.:
W-74932
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
pleading, Supreme Court
Author:
Wiener, Frederick Bernays
Title:
Felix Frankfurter (1882-1965) [published in printed form in the 1965 Year Book of the American Philosophical Society]
Publisher:
N.p., n.p., 1965.
Description:
Colonel Wiener's memorial to the Justice (delivered before the American Philosophical Society) whom he had first met as a student at Harvard Law School in 1928 and who "had a tremendous effect on me", one that lasted throughout his life
Condition:
Typescript, double-spaced, stapled at the upper left hand corner, the last page now detached, housed in a modern protective cloth sleeve; 17 pages
Book No.:
W-76744
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
Author:
Frankfurter, Felix
Title:
Some Observations on the Nature of the Judicial Process of Supreme Court Litigation
Publisher:
Privately printed?, Philadelphia?], 1954?].
Description:
Presentation copy of Justice Frankfurter's lecture read before the American Philosophical Society, with much on due process, on judicial restraint, and some penetrating comments on Justice Cardozo; inscribed "For Fritz Wiener / from his friend / FF"
Condition:
Original printed and sewn stapled wraps, a very good copy, now preserved in a modern 3/4 calf folding case, gilt lettered, 16 pages; four copies in OCLC
Book No.:
W-78375
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Supreme Court
 
Author:
Crosby, Alexander L.
Title:
The Rape of the First Amendment
Publisher:
Emergency Civil Liberties Committee, New York, n.d..
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, illustrated; 21 pages
Book No.:
W-47807
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
constitutional law, Bill of Rights, Supreme Court
Author:
Frankfurter, Felix
Title:
Mr. Justice Holmes and the Supreme Court
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1938.
Description:
Then Professor Frankfurter's 1938 lectures delivered at Harvard, said to have been the fulfillment of Holmes' commission that a biography might be written, "a superbly clear exposition of his own as well as Holmes' approach to the Court"
Condition:
A very good copy in a slightly chipped dustjacket, presentation copy--"For / Ralph Baker [fellow Harvard Law professor] / with my warm / regards / FF"
Book No.:
W-78141
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Supreme Court
Author:
Fielding, Henry
Title:
A True State of the Case of Bosavern Penlez, Who suffered on Account of the late Riot in the Strand. In Which The Law regarding these Offences, and the Statute of George the First, commonly called the Riot Act, are fully considered
Publisher:
Printed for A. Millar, opposite Katherine-street in the Strand, London, 1749.
Description:
First edition of Fielding's controversial work, arguing that the unfortunate Penlez, probably drunk, was rightfully hanged following his theft of linen from a brothel, itself ransacked by irate sailors; with the press marks confirming a first edition
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, "Grange Hill" in gilt on the front board, gilt edges, pretty; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78201
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Acts, ancient law, Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, education, legal ephemera, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, law and prostitution, roman law, Supreme Court, trials, women's law
Author:
Baker, Liva
Title:
Felix Frankfurter [with four signed, handwritten, personal, informal cards and letters from Liva Baker to "Peg", together with a chipped page announcing Baker's delivering the Seventeenth Annual Meeting Lecture to The Supreme Court Historical Society]
Publisher:
Coward-McCann, New York, 1969.
Description:
Presentation copy--"Mr. Bloomfield [conjecturally Maxwell Bloomfield] / You and I are probably / the only people who / have read this. / Thank you. You / made my week. / Liva Baker / 5-3-83"
Condition:
Original cloth, occasional markings and notations (by Liva Baker?), a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-80359
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court

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