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Author:
O'Brien, Ignatius
Title:
The Reminiscences of Ignatius O'Brien, Lord Chancellor of Ireland 1913-1918, A Life in Cork, Dublin, and Westminster. Edited and Introduced by Daire Hogan and Patrick Maume
Publisher:
Four Courts Press, Dublin, 2021.
Description:
The memoir written, dictated, and corrected by O'Brien, undertaken by him in the 1920's as Lord Shandon (as he had become) based on two manuscripts bequeathed by him, offering the insights of a self-made Irish lawyer in the late 19th century forward
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket; Volume 31 in the Irish Legal History Series
Book No.:
W-80374
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
IRELAND, biography
 
Author:
Smith, Charlotte Watkins
Title:
Carl Becker, On History and the Climate of Opinion
Publisher:
Cornell University Press.
Description:
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Book No.:
W-20121
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
political theory, biography
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:
Dugdale, William
Title:
Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Inns of Court and Chancery [etc.]. Third edition. Wing D2490
Publisher:
Printed for Christop. Wilkinson [and two others] [etc.], London, 1680.
Description:
The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal profession (particularly to the Inns of Court), still of value, termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the 7 plates
Condition:
Contemporary calf, ex-library, the front board detached and the title and first leaf loose; with the armorial bookplate of Charles, Viscount Bruce
Book No.:
W-74934
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Inns of Court, criminal law, biography
 
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:
Story, Joseph
Title:
Sketch of the Life of Samuel Dexter . . . As Delivered to the Grand Jurors of the District of Massachusetts, and to the Members of the Suffolk Bar, At the opening of the Court in Boston, Published at Their Joint Request [etc.]. Cohen 1975
Publisher:
Printed by John Eliot, Boston, 1816.
Description:
Story's eulogy of the Boston lawyer whom he characterized in his 'Autobiography' as "at the head of the Massachusetts Bar, and truly princeps inter pares" and whom Story later chose, in his Dane lecture, as a role model for students in the law school
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, quite browned, last leaf repaired (text legible), now preserved in a modern 3/4 calf case; uncommon, four copies in OCLC
Book No.:
W-77583
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
biography
 
Author:
Title:
Harvard College. Class Day, June 21, 1861
Publisher:
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-42384
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
biography
 
Author:
Myers, Richard O.
Title:
Famous Forensic Scientists. 5-Sir Thomas Stevenson 1838-1908. Reprinted From Medicine, Science, and the Law January 1962
Publisher:
Sweet & Maxwell, Ltd., London.
Description:
Condition:
Printed stapled wraps; 4 pages
Book No.:
W-61411
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
biography, forensic medicine

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