October 2013 News

October 16, 2013
Lindley Murray’s English Grammar (8th ed. 1802) inscribed (to Samuel Miller) by “the author.” Lindley Murray is best known as “the father of English grammar.” But...
Learned Hand's inscription, to Judge Edward Lumbard
October 16, 2013
Judge Learned Hand’s inscribed copy (to Judge Edward Lumbard) of his book The Bill of Rights (1958). Learned Hand graduated from Harvard College in 1892 and from...
Jerome Frank's inscription to Learned Hand
October 16, 2013
Judge Jerome Frank’s inscribed copy (to Learned Hand) of his book Fate and Freedom: A Philosophy for Free Americans (1945). Jerome Frank (1889-1957) graduated from the...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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