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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...
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...
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...

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