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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:
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:
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:
Ziegler, Benjamin Munn
Title:
The International Law of John Marshall, A Study of First Principles
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1939.
Description:
Original edition of Ziegler's first work, based on his Harvard doctoral dissertation of 1935, with much on Grotius and Vattel, and on Kent and Story, and with chapters on war (two), piracy, the slave trade, treaties, and extradition, inter alia
Condition:
Original cloth, somewhat rubbed and darkened, else a very good, clean copy
Book No.:
W-80375
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
international law, biography, Supreme Court, law of piracy, law of slavery
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:
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:
Lavery, Emmet
Title:
The Magnificent Yankee, A Play in Three Acts [presentation copy "For / Kenneth MacKinna [the actor, director, and producer with whom Laverty worked on a number of occasions] / with enduring regard / and all good wishes / Emmet Laverty / June 1948"]
Publisher:
Samuel French, New York, 1946.
Description:
The much praised play (and later a movie) focusing on Holmes' years in Washington while a justice on the Supreme Court, set in its entirety in the home library of the Holmes's, with an inspiring colloquy between Brandeis and Holmes in the second act
Condition:
Original red cloth, a very good clean copy, with the stamp "property of / West L.A. Acting / Classes / (310) 285-9233" on the front blank
Book No.:
W-80407
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Inscribed or Presentation Copy, Supreme Court, Law and Literature
Author:
Newmyer, R. Kent
Title:
Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story, Statesman of the Old Republic [Studies in Legal History, Published in Association with the American Society for Legal History]
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1985.
Description:
Presentation copy of a principal biography of Justice Story, one in preparation for well over two decades, with the presentation complemented by both a two page handwritten holiday card and a lengthy (two page) warm, personal letter, all three in ink
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-80410
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Inscribed or Presentation Copy, 19TH CENTURY, Supreme Court
Author:
Title:
Opinions of Mr. Justice Clark, Supreme Court of the United States, October Term 1949 [a presentation copy--"My best wishes to Ed Levi [a successor to Tom Clark as U.S. Attorney General] who I knew and admired B.C. (Before Chicago) T.C.C.]"
Publisher:
No Publisher Stated, No Place, 1950?.
Description:
The rare specially prepared volume of the eleven opinions and one concurrence written by Justice Clark during his first year on the Court, together with related concurrences and dissents, compiled from the Court's advance sheets; two copies in OCLC
Condition:
Original maroon cloth, gilt, especially well preserved, with Clark's pictorial Supreme Court bookplate (and the presentation) on the front pastedown
Book No.:
W-80408
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Inscribed or Presentation Copy, Supreme Court

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