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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:
Leonard Levy's copy of the magnum opus of Schroeder, who "ventured further than any of his contemporaries in exploring the meaning of . . . freedom of expression"; with Professor Levy's ownership signature ("Leonard W. Levy") on the front blank
Condition:
Original green cloth, worn and taped, yet usable
Book No.:
W-68606
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
freedom of speech, obscenity
 
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
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
 
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
Author:
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 light-gray printed wraps, chipped but sound; 116 pages
Book No.:
W-67438
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
communist law, freedom of speech, Radicals, constitutional law
 
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
 
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
Author:
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
Author:
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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