October 2013 News

Fred Rodell, inscription to "Mayor La Guardia"
October 16, 2013
Fred Rodell’s inscribed copy (to “my favorite statesman”) of his book Woe Unto You, Lawyers! (1939). Born in Philadelphia, Rodell graduated from Yale Law School in 1931...
Roscoe Pound's inscription to Irving M. Walker
October 16, 2013
Roscoe Pound’s inscribed copy (to Irving M. Walker) of his book Contemporary Juristic Theory (1940). The son of a federal trial judge in Nebraska, Roscoe Pound...
John H. Wigmore's autograph
October 16, 2013
John H. Wigmore’s signed copy of his book A Kaleidoscope of Justice (1941). John Henry Wigmore enrolled at Harvard Law School in 1884, became a founder of the Harvard...
Inscription of Justice O. W. Holmes Jr. to Lloyd Bowen
October 15, 2013
Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes’s inscribed copy (to Lloyd W. Bowen) of his book Speeches (1900). The son of a flamboyant author and physician, Justice Holmes was born in...
Justice O.W. Holmes Jr., autographed copy of farewell dinner menu
October 15, 2013
Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes’s autographed—and seemingly personal—copy of the program and menu for the Boston dinner commemorating his appointment to the Supreme Court...
Justice William O. Douglas, inscription to Olla Bennett
October 15, 2013
Justice William O. Douglas’s inscribed copy (to Ola Bennett) of his book Of Men and Mountains (1950). Justice William O. Douglas (1898-1980) was the longest-serving...
Bookplate of Chief Justice Warren Burger
October 15, 2013
Chief Justice Warren E. Burger’s copy of Judges of the United States (1978), with bookplate. Warren Earl Burger (1907-1995) was Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of...

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