October 2013 News

Clarence Darrow's inscription to Pearl Ball
October 16, 2013
Clarence Darrow’s inscribed copy (to “Pearle” M. Ball) of his first book, A Persian Pearl (1899). At John King Books in Detroit, I discovered an autographed copy of...
October 16, 2013
We gratefully acknowledge the assistance of the following individuals in the preparation of this exhibit.           — Bryan A. Garner & Mike Widener Ryden Anderson...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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