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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:
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:
Title:
The Regents of the University of California v. Allan Bakke, Brief for the United States as Amicus Curiae In the Supreme Court of the United States
Publisher:
N.p., Washington], 1977.
Description:
The amicus brief filed by the Justice Department with the Supreme Court in support of affirmative action, seeking to reverse the judgment of the California Supreme Court to the contrary; with Frank H. Easterbrook on the brief
Condition:
Original oversized stapled wraps, worn but sound; vii+74+16 pages
Book No.:
W-69207
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
Discrimination, trials, Supreme Court
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:
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:
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:
Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Title:
Yankee From Olympus, Justice Holmes and His Family
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1944.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-56913
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
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:
Title:
Submission of Recorded Presidential Conversations to the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives by President Richard Nixon
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed, sewn wraps, showing wear, a bit spotted; usable
Book No.:
W-56928
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
impeachment, the Presidency, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Pfeffer, Leo
Title:
This Honorable Court, A History of the United States Supreme Court
Publisher:
Beacon Press, Boston, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-49721
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
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.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-63098
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Supreme Court, constitutional 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:
Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Title:
Yankee From Olympus, Justice Holmes and His Family
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1944.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55286
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Title:
Yankee From Olympus, Justice Holmes and His Family
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1944.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55287
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Title:
"I Do Not Think the Court's Action Can be Justified," Dissenting Opinion of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Earl Warren in the McCarran Act Decision
Publisher:
Citizens' Committee for Constitutional Liberties, New York, 1961.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled, printed self-wraps, a bit stained; 32 pages
Book No.:
W-51327
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Supreme Court
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:
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:
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:
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:
Urofsky, Melvin I.
Title:
A Conflict of Rights, The Supreme Court and Affirmative Action
Publisher:
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1991.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54312
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Supreme Court
 
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:
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:
Pfeffer, Leo
Title:
This Honorable Court, A History of the United States Supreme Court
Publisher:
Beacon Press, Boston, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
Somewhat worn and stained, but sound
Book No.:
W-47500
Price:
$ 30.00
Category:
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:
Rules of the Supreme Court of the United States, Adopted April 14, 1980, Effective June 30, 1980
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1980.
Description:
A major revision of the Court's rules, to govern its procedure during the 1980's (and to be revised once again in 1990), this their sole official issuance
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, well-preserved; 78 pages
Book No.:
W-71727
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Supreme Court
 
Author:
Swindler, William F.
Title:
The Constitution and Chief Justice Marshall
Publisher:
Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1978.
Description:
The biography designed to provide background material for the film series 'Equal Justice Under Law'; with an introduction by Warren Burger, portions of whose Bentham Club lecture on 'Mr. Marshall, Mr. Jefferson, and Mr. Marbury' is appended
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in a somewhat worn and chipped dustjacket
Book No.:
W-70783
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, constitutional law, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Title:
Yankee From Olympus, Justice Holmes and His Family
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1944.
Description:
Condition:
Worn and spotted; usable
Book No.:
W-49143
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Warren, Earl
Title:
The Memoirs of Earl Warren
Publisher:
Doubleday, Garden City, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Worn and stained; usable
Book No.:
W-43281
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
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:
Weaver, John D.
Title:
Warren, The Man, The Court, The Era
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1967.
Description:
Condition:
Worn but sound, in the dustwrapper
Book No.:
W-15147
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
 
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
Author:
Cox, Archibald
Title:
The Role of the Supreme Court in American Government. First Indian Impression
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1977.
Description:
The copy from the library of Archibald Cox, the seemingly unrecorded Delhi printing of his four Chichele Lectures delivered at Oxford, with the publisher's transmittal slip tipped in (noting 800 copies printed); no copy in OCLC, RLIN, Hollis or COPAC
Condition:
Original cloth, somewhat worn, in a worn and defective dustjacket
Book No.:
W-73784
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
constitutional law, legal reform, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Novick, Sheldon M.
Title:
Honorable Justice, The Life of Oliver Wendell Holmes
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1989.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-63237
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
Author:
Frankfurter, Felix
Title:
The Conditions for, and the Aims and Methods of, Legal Research
Publisher:
Iowa Law Review, Iowa City, 1930.
Description:
Condition:
Reprinted from the year's second issue; yellow wraps, 12 pages
Book No.:
W-62296
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Supreme Court
 
Author:
Young, Kenneth T.
Title:
The Southeast Asia Crisis, Background Papers and Proceedings of the Eiigth Hammarskjold Forum. Edited by Lyman M. Tondel
Publisher:
Oceana Publications, Dobbs Ferry, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Printed sewn wraps; 226 pages
Book No.:
W-63240
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Supreme Court
 
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-48940
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Supreme Court, constitutional law, trials, economics
Author:
Title:
To the Policy Holders of the Equitable Life Assurance Society. Not in Mersky
Publisher:
Office of Protective Committee, Boston, 1905.
Description:
The rare, ?unrecorded first report of the Committee which had retained Brandeis as its counsel, making him "the people's advocate in life insurance matters" and leading to the reforms he considered his greatest achievement; no copy in OCLC or RLIN
Condition:
Four pages (one sheet, folded), a well-preserved copy
Book No.:
W-71418
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Supreme Court, legal reform, insurance law
Author:
Warren, Earl
Title:
A Republic, If You Can Keep It
Publisher:
Quadrangle Books, New York, 1972.
Description:
Earl Warren's first book-length work, its title based on Benjamin Franklin's epigrammatic reply (upon leaving the Constitutional Convention) whether we were to enjoy a republic or a monarchy--"a republic, if you can keep it"
Condition:
Presentation copy "For Robert Young Jr [?the biographer of Fatty Arbuckle] / with the best wishes of / Earl Warren"; a very good copy dustjacketed
Book No.:
W-74761
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Supreme Court
 
Author:
Story, Joseph]
Title:
Chief Justice Marshall; an Address by Mr. Justice Story
Publisher:
The Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Co., Rochester, 1900.
Description:
With a frontispiece portrait of Justice Marshall
Condition:
original wraps, the front wrap detaching.
Book No.:
W-17151
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Weaver, John D.
Title:
Warren, The Man, The Court, The Era
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1967.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy in a very worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-47246
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
Author:
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Title:
Speeches
Publisher:
Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1900.
Description:
Presentation copy to "Mrs Fairfax Harrison [nee Hetty Cary, of Virginia landed gentry, kinswoman of the Carrs, Jeffersons and Randolphs and wife of the President of the Southern Railway] / from her friend & servant / O W Holmes / February 28 1905"
Condition:
Original printed buff boards, somewhat darkened and rubbed, but a clean copy
Book No.:
W-74790
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Law and Literature, Supreme Court

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