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Title:
Color photograph of the spouses of the Justices of the United States Supreme Court, framed and matted, the frame measuring 16x19 inches and the image 10x13 1/2 inches, taken before the fountain of Georgia marble in one of the Court's four courtyards
Publisher:
Photograph by Joseph J. Scherschel [National Geographic Society], Washington, 1967.
Description:
A rare photograph signed by eight of the nine Court spouses with their given names [Elizabeth S. Black; Marjorie L. Brennan; Mary R. Clark; Dorothy K. Goldberg 3-18-67; Ethel Harlan; Mary Anne Stewart; Nina E. Warren 3-14-67; and Marion L. White]
Condition:
A good clear image, the wood frame somewhat scuffed, two signatures to some degree faded, but clearly legible
Book No.:
W-77748
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Supreme Court, law and photography
Author:
Shower, Bartholomew]
Title:
Cases in Parliament Resolved and Adjudged, upon Petitions, and Writs of Error.
Publisher:
Printed for A. and J. Churchill, at the Black Swan [etc.], London, 1698.
Description:
First edition of the first reports of cases in the House of Lords, appearing when it had become the final court of appeal; the reports were found to be a breach of privilege, resulting in no further reports for almost a century
Condition:
Contemporary calf, front joint cracking, else quite desirable
Book No.:
W-16953
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Parliament, reports of cases, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Story, Joseph
Title:
A Discourse Pronounced at the Request of the Essex Historical Society, on the 18th of September, 1828, in Commemoration of the First Settlement of Salem, in the State of Massachusetts. Not in Cohen
Publisher:
Hilliard, Gray, Little, and Wilkins, Boston, 1828.
Description:
Only edition of "one of the most successful of [Story's] literary efforts", devoted principally to his vindication of the character and conduct of the Puritans (though with qualifications) and exhibiting his own belief in freedom in religious opinion
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over paper boards, gilt, repair to title (no text affected), faded library stamp, some browning; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-77787
Price:
$ 100.00
Category:
freedom of press, Inscribed or Presentation Copy, Supreme Court, Religion, freedom of religion
 
Author:
Berger, Raoul
Title:
Congress v. The Supreme Court
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1969.
Description:
Devoted to judicial review, and largely historical in approach; with an appendix devoted to Dr. Bonham's case
Condition:
Private ownership stamps on the edges, a bit bowed, else quite clean; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-19516
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Congress
Author:
Holmes, Jr., Oliver Wendell
Title:
Roscoe's Digest of the Law of Evidence in Criminal Cases [etc.]
Publisher:
Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1867.
Description:
Holmes' first published legal work, his review appearing in the second issue of the newly established American Law Review, in which "[w]ithout question, one is justified in finding . . . the seeds of doctrine which were basic to his legal philosophy"
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, contrasting crimson and black morocco labels, gilt, some staining to title and elsewhere, else a clean copy
Book No.:
W-74809
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Evidence
Author:
Jackson, Robert H.
Title:
Full Faith and Credit, The Lawyer's Clause of the Constitution
Publisher:
Columbia University Press, New York, 1945.
Description:
The third annual Cardozo Lecture, delivered by Justice Jackson on the fourth anniversary of Pearl Harbor, on the clause of the Constitution in which he believed deeply--"the foundation of any hope we may have for a national system of justice"
Condition:
Original maroon cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-72157
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
Supreme Court, constitutional law
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:
Title:
Autograph Letter, signed, from J.E. Hall to Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story, dated February 6, 1819, about 7 1/2 x 9 inches in ink in a clear legible hand
Publisher:
Two pages plus integral address leaf, Philadelphia, 1819.
Description:
The attempt by Hall, founder of this country's first law journal, to seek Story's support and the imprimatur of the Supreme Court for his proposed Journal of Jurisprudence, invoking his association with Peter DuPonceau as evidence of his bona fides
Condition:
Tear to the address leaf, a few small pinholes, some bleed through, but legibility preserved in all instances, sound and well preserved
Book No.:
W-79018
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Manuscripts, constitutional law, Supreme Court, law publishing
 
Author:
Tullock, Gordon
Title:
Trials on Trial, The Pure Theory of Legal Procedure
Publisher:
Columbia University Press, New York, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-47353
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Supreme Court, constitutional law, trials, economics
Author:
Title:
A Ceremony Marking The 175th Anniversary of the Supreme Court Decision in The Dartmouth College Case. February 2, 1994. Old Supreme Court Chamber U.S. Capitol
Publisher:
Dartmouth Club of Washington, District of Columbia, 1994.
Description:
The celebration of one of the Supreme Court's fundamental decisions on constitutional law, successfully argued by Daniel Webster, the opinion delivered by John Marshall, "encouraging . . . the emergence of the relatively unregulated private" economy
Condition:
Original cloth, gilt, a very good copy in the dustjacket, with three photographs, including one of Justice Blackmun; three copies in OCLC
Book No.:
W-79051
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Supreme Court, New Hampshire
 
Author:
Title:
The New York Times Company, Petitioner, v. L.B. Sullivan, Respondent. On Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Alabama. Motion of the Washington for Leave to File a Brief as Amicus Curiae and Brief . . . in Support of Petitioner
Publisher:
No Publisher Identified, No Place Identified, 1963.
Description:
The rare brief of the Washington Post seeking (as friend of the Court) the Court's review in the landmark freedom of the press case in which the Court unanimously ruled that a public official must show actual malice to recover for defamation
Condition:
Original green printed stapled wraps, somewhat worn and faded, but quite sound, 37 pages; no copy in OCLC
Book No.:
W-79059
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Supreme Court, libel and slander, constitutional law, freedom of press
Author:
Title:
The New York Times Company, Petitioner, v. L.B. Sullivan, Respondent. On Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Alabama. Brief of Tribune Company as Amicus Curiae. In the Supreme Court of the United States, October Term, 1963. No. 39
Publisher:
No Publisher Identified, No Place Identified, 1963.
Description:
The rare brief of the Tribune Company seeking (as friend of the Court) the Court's review in the landmark freedom of the press case in which the Court unanimously ruled that a public official must show actual malice to recover for defamation
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, showing slight wear, else a very good copy, 16 pages; no copy in OCLC
Book No.:
W-79060
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Supreme Court, libel and slander, constitutional law, freedom of press
 
Author:
Warren, Charles
Title:
The Supreme Court and Sovereign States
Publisher:
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1924.
Description:
Warren's Stafford Little Lectures, delivered at Princeton, this copy "For my good, even though / Republican friend / John Jacob Rogers [the Massachusetts Congressman] / with the warm regards and / New Year's greetings of / Charles Warren / 1925"
Condition:
Original crimson cloth, printed paper label (a bit chipped), else a very good copy, two edges untrimmed, with ?Rogers's occasional pencil notations
Book No.:
W-79084
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
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:
The Supreme Court vs The People, Karl Marx Influence Increases. Communism is Treason!
Publisher:
Common Sense, The Nation's Anti-Communist Newspaper, Union, 1962.
Description:
The lead article devoted to the nomination of Arthur Goldberg to the Court, highly, even rabidly, critical and anti-Semitic, bracketing him not only with "Marxian and Fabian Socialists", but with Felix Frankfurter "representing the minority group"
Condition:
Four pages (one sheet folded) measuring 11x15 inches as folded, browning yet usable; the September 15 issue, with a front-page photo of Mr Goldberg
Book No.:
W-75104
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Radicals
Author:
Title:
Opinions of the Judges of the Supreme Court of the United States, In the Case of the Proprietors of Charles River Bridge vs. The Proprietors of Warren Bridge and Others. Delivered at the January Term of the Court, at Washington, 1837. Cohen 11595
Publisher:
Otis, Broaders and Co., Boston, 1837.
Description:
The only separate printing of one of "the three great constitutional decisions of the Taney Court's first term", with Daniel Webster for the appellants, the Court circumscribing exclusive property rights perceived to conflict with the public good
Condition:
Modern 1/4 sheep over marbled boards, discreetly ex-library, a bit of foxing, else well-preserved; uncommon, one law library holder in OCLC
Book No.:
W-75108
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Supreme Court, constitutional law
Author:
Title:
Exhibits, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Nos. 57-62. Productive Efficiency in the Western as Compared with the Eastern District [and five other exhibits; full titles gladly provided on request]
Publisher:
Superior Typesetting Co., Chicago, 1915.
Description:
Justice Brandeis' personal copy of six exhibits in the Western Arbitration Case, involving almost 100 western railroads and some 55,000 workers, each of the exhibits with his red-ink personal ownership stamp ("Property of Louis D. Brandeis")
Condition:
Black cloth, gilt, a very good copy, with the elaborate library bookplate setting forth the presentation to it by Justice Brandeis
Book No.:
W-76105
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Railroads
Author:
Freund, Paul A. and Stanley N. Katz (eds.)
Title:
The Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise, History of the Supreme Court of the United States. Ten Volumes [Complete As So Far Published]
Publisher:
The Macmillan Company [and] Cambridge University Press, New York, 1971-2006.
Description:
First editions of all ten volumes of the received history of the Court (including the nine volumes originally published by Macmillan), made possible by a bequest in the 1931 will of Justice Holmes and subsequent enabling Congressional legislation
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good set in the original cloth
Book No.:
W-77854
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Supreme Court, 18TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Freund, Paul A. and Stanley N. Katz (eds.)
Title:
The Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise, History of the Supreme Court of the United States. Ten Volumes [Complete As So Far Published]
Publisher:
The Macmillan Company [and] Cambridge University Press, New York, 1971-2006.
Description:
All ten volumes of the received history of the United States Supreme Court (including eight volumes originally published by Macmillan), made possible by a bequest in the 1931 will of Justice Holmes and subsequent enabling Congressional legislation
Condition:
Original cloth, lightly rubbed, else a very good set
Book No.:
W-78842
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
Supreme Court, 18TH CENTURY
Author:
Ginger, Ann Fagan (ed.)
Title:
Human Rights Casefinder 1953-1969, The Warren Court Era, Citations to Federal, State, and Unreported Opinions on: Civil Liberties, Due Process, Civil Rights, Law of the Poor
Publisher:
Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Library, Berkeley, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Original oversized printed wraps, the front wrap marked and dusty, else a good copy; 281 pages
Book No.:
W-74565
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
Supreme Court, civil rights, poor law, constitutional law
 
Author:
Swindler, William F.
Title:
Court and Constitution in the Twentieth Century, The New Legality 1932-1968
Publisher:
Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-63098
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Supreme Court, constitutional law
Author:
Haskins, George Lee and Herbert A. Johnson
Title:
Foundations of Power: John Marshall, 1801-15, Volume II [of The Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise, History of the Supreme Court of the United States]
Publisher:
MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc., New York, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, gilt, a very good copy of the first edition
Book No.:
W-77149
Price:
$ 175.00
Category:
Supreme Court
Author:
Brandeis, Louis D.
Title:
The Jewish Problem. How to Solve It. [With an Introduction by Oscar I. Janowsky, dated September, 1940, at The College of the City of New York]. Mersky p.25 [no copy at Yale]
Publisher:
American Zionist Youth Commission, New York, 1940.
Description:
Brandeis' speech given in 1915, "the closest [he] ever came to a purely ideological statement of his personal belief in Zionism" and his most comprehensive effort on that subject, proposing a Jewish homeland and the securing of equality for all Jews
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy, 17 pages; four copies in OCLC, three in this country, none in a law library
Book No.:
W-77151
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Supreme Court, jewish law
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:
Swindler, William F.
Title:
Court and Constitution in the Twentieth Century, The New Legality 1932-1968.
Publisher:
Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, 1970-74.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-14761
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Supreme Court, constitutional law
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:
Holmes, Jr., Oliver Wendell
Title:
Reviews of Emory Washburn's "A Treatise on the American Law of Easements and Servitudes [and] John Barnard Byles, "A Treatise on the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank-Notes, and Checks [and] "Summary of Events: Impeachment"
Publisher:
American Law Review, Boston, 1867-68.
Description:
Among Holmes's earliest legal writings, as he became a staff member of the Review, founded by his close friends, John Ropes and John Gray the previous year, showing "Holmes's first efforts to make a naturalistic or scientific study of the law"
Condition:
Modern black cloth, gilt, one small ink stamp on the verso of the title, else a very good copy; the Review's second volume for 1867-1868
Book No.:
W-76557
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Real Property, Supreme Court, Bills and Notes, impeachment
Author:
Title:
The Trial of John Williams, Francis Frederick, John P. Rog, Nils Peterson, and Nathaniel White, on an Indictment for Murder on the High Seas; Before the Circuit Court of the United States, Holden for the District of Massachusetts. Cohen 13248; McDade 1103
Publisher:
Printed by Russell and Gardner, Proprietors of the Work, Boston, 1819.
Description:
The trial which Justice Story when charging the jury called "one of the most bloody and horrible transactions ever recorded in the annals of crime", the captain, chief mate and supercargo murdered, all but one of the defendants convicted and hanged
Condition:
Original stabbed self wraps, the title and last leaf darkened, browning and some foxing throughout, yet a completely untrimmed unsophisticated copy
Book No.:
W-77502
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, Supreme Court, law of piracy
Author:
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Title:
Speeches
Publisher:
Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1891.
Description:
Presentation copy of the first edition of Holmes' 'Speeches', entirely in Holmes' hand, dark ink in three lines on the blank preceding the title: "Mrs Roger Wolcott [wife of the one-time Massachusetts' governor] / from / Oliver Wendell Holmes"
Condition:
Original buff printed boards, a trifle worn, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-77505
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Law and Literature, Supreme Court, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
Author:
Phillips (ed.), Harlan B.
Title:
Felix Frankfurter Reminisces, Recorded in Talks with Dr. Harlan B. Phillips
Publisher:
Reynal and Company, New York, 1960.
Description:
Presentation copy of the only commercially published oral history conducted with a Supreme Court justice: "For / Berdie Hellinger / with happy memories and / the best wishes, affectionately / Felix Frankfurter / July 29 1960"
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-74225
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Weaver, John D.
Title:
Warren, The Man The Court The Era
Publisher:
Little Brown, Boston, 1967.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-10853
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Supreme Court, biography
Author:
Title:
Photograph of the Court, the frame measuring some 14 x 18 inches, the image 9 x 13 inches, a formal pose, all of the justices in their judicial robes, five standing with four behind, with the embossed stamp of Harris & Ewing in the lower left-hand corner
Publisher:
Harris & Ewing, Washington, 1916-21].
Description:
An early 20th century formal photograph of the Court taken during Brandeis's first years as a Justice, clearly revealing his youthful appearance, with Justice Holmes to the left of Chief Justice White, with his glorious mustache in full bloom
Condition:
Matted and framed, the frame somewhat scuffed and the photograph somewhat faded, but the features of all of the Justices still clear and distinct
Book No.:
W-74250
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Supreme Court, law and photography, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
Author:
Cannon, Clarence
Title:
Cannon's Procedure in the House of Representatives. With Notes and Addenda by George Y. Harvey
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1951.
Description:
Seemingly Justice Douglas' copy of one of the two works of Cannon which became standard and which "exercised lasting influence over the workings of Congress", with the Justice's name, in gilt ("Justice Douglas") on the front cover
Condition:
Original morocco gilt, rubbed, ex-Library of Congress; a good copy
Book No.:
W-68790
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Parliament, Supreme Court, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Title:
Would You Have the U.S. Supreme Court "Curbed and Bridled?"
Publisher:
Chicago Committee to Defend Democratic Rights, Chicago, 1958.
Description:
Condition:
8.5" x 14" sheet, folded into quarters
Book No.:
W-44512
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Radicals
Author:
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Title:
The Common Law
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1881.
Description:
First edition, second issue of Holmes' tour de force, described by Professor Howe as "an originating venture", crediting Holmes as "the first of the English and American lawyers to attempt something like a full-scale study of the common law"
Condition:
Original russet cloth, gilt, showing some wear, former gift inscriptions, else a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-77961
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
jurisprudence, law and photography, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Oddo, Gilbert L.
Title:
Freedom and Equality, Civil Liberties and the Supreme Court
Publisher:
Goodyear Publishing Co., Santa Monica, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, somewhat marked and spotted, the spine faded and some foxing to the fore-edge, else a good clean copy; 396 pages
Book No.:
W-74629
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
civil liberties, Supreme Court, Casebooks
 
Author:
Goldstein, Robert D.
Title:
Mother-Love and Abortion, A Legal Interpretation
Publisher:
University of California Press, Berkeley, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-47119
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Supreme Court, abortion
 
Author:
Ackerman, Bruce
Title:
We the People. Volume one, Foundations
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1991.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-77207
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Supreme Court, constitutional law
Author:
Berman, Edward
Title:
The Massachusetts System of Savings-Bank Life Insurance. Bulletin No. 615
Publisher:
Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Department of Labor, Washington, 1935.
Description:
The elaborate report of the life insurance reform initiated by Louis Brandeis as a young Boston lawyer, one "that always remained closest to his heart"; its later expansion into a work published in 1936 Brandeis called "a thrilling book"
Condition:
Original printed green wraps, ex-Library of Congress duplicate, else a very good copy; 113 pages
Book No.:
W-76275
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
insurance law, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Title:
Typed Letter Signed on State of New York, Division of State Racing Commission Letterhead, from Herbert Bayard Swope as its Chairman to Justice Louis D. Brandeis at his home address on California Street in Washington D.C., one page dated May 15, 1940
Publisher:
Privately Written, Albany?, 1940.
Description:
A straightforward letter, though seemingly with a light, even amusing touch, in which Swope ("the greatest reporter of his time") informs Brandeis that the special card of admission to all New York race courses formerly sent him had been abolished
Condition:
Two horizontal folds, in blue ink, well preserved with Swope's signature clean and legible
Book No.:
W-78963
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Law of Horses
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:
Cummings, Homer and Carl McFarland
Title:
Federal Justice, Chapters in the History of Justice and the Federal Executive
Publisher:
Macmillan Company, New York, 1937.
Description:
Carl McFarland's personal copy of "the principal secondary historical work on the Attorney General", with his ownership stamp in red ink ("Carl McFarland") on the front pastedown, and an informal sheet outlining the work in pencil laid in
Condition:
Original red cloth, gilt, rubbed, the spine moreso and somewhat faded, else a good copy
Book No.:
W-77274
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
Supreme Court, courts
Author:
Field, Stephen J.
Title:
Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California, With Other Sketches. To Which Is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State. By Hon. George C. Gorham
Publisher:
Printed for a Few Friends. Not Published, Washington], 1893.
Description:
Seemingly Justice Field's personal copy, with his booksticker ("S J Field") on the upper corner of the front pastedown, a work which Thomas Barnes states "ranks with the best of Old West memoirs and possesses unusual value as historical evidence"
Condition:
Original 3/4 black morocco over marbled boards, quite worn, repaired, ?relettered, but sound; large-paper copy, with the three-line errata on page 297
Book No.:
W-72355
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, California, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Swindler, William F.
Title:
Court and Constitution in the Twentieth Century, The Old Legality 1889-1932
Publisher:
Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-63553
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Supreme Court, constitutional law
Author:
Title:
Opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States, Delivered by Mr. Chief Justice Marshall, March 9th, 1829 . . . In the Case of Foster & Elam . . . vs. Neilson [etc.]
Publisher:
N.p., Washington?], 1829?].
Description:
One of Marshall's major opinions, in which Daniel Webster represented the plaintiffs, and in which Marshall examined (and deferred to) Congress' treaty making power
Condition:
Original stabbed self-wraps, a bit dusty but quite sound; 17 pages
Book No.:
W-54018
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Supreme Court
Author:
Title:
Proclamations by the President Relating to the United States Railroad Administration and General Orders and Circulars Issued by the Director General of Railroads [etc.]
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1920.
Description:
Justice Brandeis' copy, with his ownership signature ("Louis D. Brandeis") on the front wrap, a fine example of his lifelong professional interest in the railroad industry and their abuses, continued in a series of his opinions while on the Court
Condition:
Original brown printed wraps, somewhat chipped and worn, but a good copy; with several folding forms
Book No.:
W-71009
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Railroads, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
Author:
Cardozo, Benjamin N.
Title:
What Medicine Can Do For Law
Publisher:
Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1930.
Description:
Justice Cardozo's address before the New York Academy of Medicine, his first effort to discuss extra-judicially capital punishment and mental responsibility, inter alia, inscribed by him in full ("Benjamin N. Cardozo") on the first free endpaper
Condition:
Original maroon cloth backed boards, a very little faded, else well preserved, the edges untrimmed and largely uncut; with the half title
Book No.:
W-78666
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Title:
Survey of Clinical Legal Education, 1972-1973
Publisher:
Council on Legal Education for Professional Respon, New York, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 158 pages
Book No.:
W-30548
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, biography, Supreme Court, education
Author:
Title:
Sarah Whitman. Novick 12.22 [Noting only a newspaper printing and not this one]
Publisher:
The Merrymount Press, Boston, 1904.
Description:
Presentation copy of the eulogies (one by Holmes) delivered at the service of the famed Boston artist, Sarah Whitman, long time friend and neighbor of the Justice, in pencil on the title "Helen C[hoate] Bell / 14 Chestnut St / from O W Holmes"
Condition:
Cloth-backed gray black-printed boards, the spine gilt, the fore and bottom edges untrimmed, tiny wear at the corners, but quite an appealing copy
Book No.:
W-71071
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
Author:
Douglas, William O.
Title:
Of Men and Mountains
Publisher:
Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1950.
Description:
Presentation copy to Eugene Zuckert (whom Justice Douglas elsewhere called his "first outstanding student" at Harvard)-"For Gene Zuchart / who has conquered many / a 'mountain' on his own / with admiration and affection / W O Douglas / April 28 1950"
Condition:
Original green cloth, gilt, somewhat worn and dulled, but a good copy
Book No.:
W-71083
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Natural Resources, Supreme Court, Inscribed or Presentation Copy

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