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THE SUPREME COURT AND THE NATIONAL WILL

By: Alfange, Dean

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Co, Inc.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17746

Condition: Very Good


Spine darkened. Rear hinge started. Top spine fraying; 8vo; 297 pages View more info

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A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S GREAT TRIALS From Socrates to Eichman

By: Aymar, Brandt; Sagarin, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza: 1967

Order Number: 17779

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light rubbing to DJ ; Profusely illustrated; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 373 pages View more info

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BRANDEIS AND FRANKFURTER A Dual Biography

By: Baker, Leonard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15679

ISBN: 0060152451

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear and small tears to DJ; Side-by-side biographies of Supreme Court Justices Louis Brandeis and Felix Frankfurter, who served from 1916-1939 and 1939-1962 respectively, spanning the period from WWI to the Civil Rights struggles. Stated first edition ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 567 pages View more info

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EAGLE FORGOTTEN The Life of John Peter Altgeld

By: Barnard, Harry

Price: $16.58

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1938

Order Number: 14111

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Small tears & chipping to DJ. Underlining throughout; Life story of John Peter Altgeld, who rose from modest circumstances to become governor of Illinois ; 8vo; 484 pages View more info

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MELVIN BELLI My Life on Trial

By: Belli, Melvin

Price: $66.92

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1976

Inscription: Signed by Author

Order Number: 14122

ISBN: 0688030858

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear & small closed tears to price clipped DJ. Top corner slightly bumped; SIGNED by author to front endpaper; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 351 pages View more info

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HAYWOOD TRIAL Closing Argument

By: Borah, W. E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boise, The Statesmen Shop: N.D.

Order Number: 17714

Condition: Very Good+


8vo; 130 pages View more info

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CONFRONTING INJUSTICE

By: Cahn, Lenore L. [editor]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13669

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ; The legal philosophies of the eminent attorney and law professor. Stated first edition ; 8vo; 428 pages View more info

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FARMINGTON

By: Darrow, Clarence

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: New York, B. W. Huebsch: 1919

Edition: Third Edition

Order Number: 17925

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Gilt lettering and gilt spine lettering faded. Hinges started. One page with rough paper and affecting the contents - apparently from an attempt to separate two pages that were stuck together. ; Darrow's autobiographical novel, a fictionalized account of his boyhood. Presentation copy: Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper: "Inscribed to Mary Hoover with the regards of Clarence Darrow, March 4th 1927". Additional... View more info

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AN EYE FOR AN EYE

By: Darrow, Clarence

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Fox, Duffield & Company: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17982

Condition: Very Good+


Boards a bit browned and light fraying to spine ends. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Former owner's decorative woodcuts on endpapers (in lieu of bookplates). ; SIGNED by darrow on first blank page. Signature is crossed out and with several horizontal lines (? ) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 213 pages View more info

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THE STORY OF MY LIFE

By: Darrow, Clarence

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17994

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's name and notes on front free endpaper. Boards with light rubbing to extremities; Clarence Darrow was one of history's most eminent attorneys, arguing such notable cases as the Leopold-Loeb murder case, and the Scopes 'monkey' trial. Learn what shaped his beliefs and his feelings about these and other celebrated cases. The "A" on copyright page indicates the 1st edition ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 465 pages View more info

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THE STORY OF MY LIFE

By: Darrow, Clarence

Price: $10,000.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17927

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Spine lettering faded. First and last few pages browned. Back hinge started; Clarence Darrow was one of history's most eminent attorneys, arguing such notable cases as the Leopold-Loeb murder case, and the Scopes 'monkey' trial. Learn what shaped his beliefs and his feelings about these and other celebrated cases. This is a presentation copy to Thomas Massie, signed by numerous friends, including Clarence Darrow: "To my frien... View more info

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FARMINGTON

By: Darrow, Clarence

Price: $66.92

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 12932

Order Number: 14127

Condition: Very Good+


Spine faded. Previous owner's info to front pastedown ; Darrow's autobiographical novel, a fictionalized account of his boyhood. Later printing; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages View more info

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FARMINGTON

By: Darrow, Clarence

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, B. W. Huebsch: 1919

Edition: Third Edition

Order Number: 17725

Condition: Very Good


Gilt lettering faded and boards darkened. Endpapers a bit browned ; Darrow's autobiographical novel, a fictionalized account of his boyhood; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages View more info

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THE STORY OF MY LIFE

By: Darrow, Clarence

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1934

Order Number: 17987

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light edgewear. Endpapers a bit darkened ; Clarence Darrow was one of history's most eminent attorneys, arguing such notable cases as the Leopold-Loeb murder case, and the Scopes 'monkey' trial. Learn what shaped his beliefs and his feelings about these and other celebrated cases. This edition has a chapter on Darrow's views on the infamous Massie case; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 495 pages View more info

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FARMINGTON

By: Darrow, Clarence

Price: $174.81

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1932

Order Number: 14128

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Price clipped DJ sunned & chipped. Previous owner's name to front pastedown ; Darrow's autobiographical novel, a fictionalized account of his boyhood ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages View more info

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THE STORY OF MY LIFE

By: Darrow, Clarence

Price: $138.84

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1934

Order Number: 14115

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to extremities. Markings to endpapers; Clarence Darrow was one of history's most eminent attorneys, arguing such notable cases as the Leopold-Loeb murder case, and the Scopes 'monkey' trial. Learn what shaped his beliefs and his feelings about these and other celebrated cases. This edition has a chapter on Darrow's views on the infamous Massie case; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 495 pages View more info

FARMINGTON

By: Darrow, Clarence

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Chicago, A. C. Mcclurg & Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5997

Condition: Very Good+


Binding slightly loose but not bad for its age. Some pages uncut; Darrow's autobiographical novel, a fictionalized account of his boyhood ; 12mo; 277 pages View more info

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AN ALMANAC OF LIBERTY

By: Douglas, William O.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17750

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light chipping to price clipped DJ. ; 366 essays, in almanac form, tracing the evolution of liberty in the US through examinations of landmark court decisions, eminent men and women, and historical epochs ; 8vo; 409 pages View more info

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GO EAST, YOUNG MAN The Early Years

By: Douglas, William O.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1974

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 15237

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Wear and chipping to DJ. Top corners bumped; Part the first of the autobiography of the Supreme Court justice, covering his life up to his nomination to the court in 1939 ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 493 pages View more info

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CLARENCE DARROW Attorney for the Damned

By: Farrell, John A.

Price: $16.58

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13673

ISBN: 0385522584

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ; Comprehensive biography of the noted attorney; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 561 pages View more info

CRIMINAL SOCIOLOGY

By: Ferri, Enrico

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: N.D.

Order Number: 2795

Condition: Very Good+


Front hinge weakening; Photogravure frontispiece. Limited, authorized edition # 119 of 1000. Top edge gilt ; 8vo; 284 pages View more info

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OUR FBI

By: Floherty, John J.

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1951

Order Number: 14104

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear to extremities. Wear to DJ. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper ; While an introduction by FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover lends a certain cache to the book, it also indicates a certain amount of possible editorial approval by the bureau may have been in the offing; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 155 pages View more info

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A MEASURE OF FREEDOM

By: Forster, Arnold

Price: $30.96

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14109

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Open tears & chipping to DJ ; Prejudice in America as reported by the Anti-Defamation League; 8vo; 256 pages View more info

THE SACCO-VANZETTI CASE

By: Fraenkel, Osmond K.

Price: $66.92

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11969

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to extremities with fraying to spine ends ; Detailed account of the infamous trial with fold-out maps showing relevant locations ; American Trials; 8vo; 550,xv pages View more info

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SIX DAYS OR FOREVER? Tennessee V. John Thomas Scopes

By: Ginger, Ray

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1958

Order Number: 15236

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear and significant fraying to top of boards and spine, including that area of DJ; The full story of the (in) famous 'Monkey Trial' including the genesis of the law forbidding the teaching of evolution; 8vo; 258 pages View more info

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DEBATERS AND DYNAMITERS The Story of the Haywood Trial

By: Grover, David H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Corvallis, Oregon State University Press: 1964

Order Number: 17715

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Small chipping to DJ; 8vo; 310 pages View more info

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LET FREEDOM RING

By: Hays, Arthur Garfield

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1928

Order Number: 13067

Condition: Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket


Slight fraying to spine ends. Slight wear to extremites. DJ spine gone; front & rear only; a recital of the freedoms all too often abrogated; 8vo; 341 pages View more info

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DO YOU SOLEMNLY SWEAR?

By: Heller, Louis B.

Price: $30.96

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company: 1968

Order Number: 14118

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Wear & small open tears to DJ with discoloration; Author Heller, a State Supreme Court judge, reveals the ins and outs of courtroom procedure. INSCRIBED by author to half-title page ; 8vo; 491 pages View more info

BLOOD & ORCHIDS

By: Katkov, Norman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6016

ISBN: 0312083955

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Ex-lib with markings. Spine cocked. Binding not tight ; A novel based on the sordid Massie case, wherein four native Hawaiians were falsely accused of rape, while the US Navy protected one of its own; 8vo; 503 pages View more info

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THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY Murder, Magic, and Madness At the Fair That Changed America

By: Larson, Erik

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17316

ISBN: 0609608444

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo; 447 pages View more info