October 2013 News

John C. Townes inscription to Ira P. Hildebrand
October 16, 2013
John C. Townes’s inscribed copy (to Ira P. Hildebrand) of his book Law Books and How to Use Them (1909). John C. Townes, for whom the main building at the University of...
Edward Abbott Parry's inscription to Leonard Moore
October 16, 2013
Edward Abbott Parry’s inscribed copy (to Leonard Moore) of his book What the Judge Thought (1922). British judge Sir Edward Abbott Parry came from a long legal lineage...
Senator Sam Ervin's autograph
October 16, 2013
Senator Sam Ervin’s copy of Fifty Famous Trials (1937) by R. Cornelius Raby. Samuel James Ervin Jr. (1896-1985) was born and raised in Morganton, North Carolina. He...
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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