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First Meeting Place of Supreme Court in Washington

By: Thornton, William ; Alexander White; William Cranch

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Washington DC, Government Printing Office: 1938

Seller ID: 41718

Condition: Very Good


6 pages; This six page document was printed to commemorate the presentation of a manuscript document dated January 20, 1801 in which the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House granted the Supreme Court accomodation in a Room in the Capitol to hold session until further provisions should be made. The text of the document is printed along with brief biographies of the thre signators. OCLC: 26860999; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic rendering... View more info

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OUR DEMOCRACY - ITS ORIGINS AND ITS TASKS

By: Tufts, James Hayden

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, H. Holt and Co.: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41314

ISBN: 110348558X

Condition: Very Good+


Scarce 1917 First Edition of this influential work. Clean and tight in original navy blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. James Hayden Tufts (1862-1942) was an important pragmatic social philosopher and a professor of theUniversity of Chicago. In 1908 he collaborated with John Dewey on the book Ethics in 1908. He formulated a comprehensive moral, social, and political philosophy defending liberal and progressive democracy. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in e... View more info

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James M. Morton and John W. Hammond Massachusetts Law Quarterly, December 7, 1917, Vol. III, No. 2

By: Unidentified Author

Price: $6.94

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts Bar Assoc.: 1917

Seller ID: 41667

Condition: Very Good


Special Number; 3 pages; Clean and tight in original tan printed wrappers, toning at edges. Two full page b&w portraits of the gentlemen with facsimile signatures and a single page of text contaiing a laudatory poem addressed to them. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Translation of Police Law of Railroads of Puerto Rico, and Regulations For Its Application Promulgated on the 17th of February 1888

By: United States. Insular Affairs Bureau. War Department.

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Washington [DC], Government Printing Office: 1899

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40547

Condition: Very Good-


37 pages; Original tan printed wrappers. Sewn into a grey pamphlet binder. The inside front cover of the binder has the mounted bookplate of the Library of Congress, which has been overstamped by the Surplus-Duplicate stamp in red ink. Small paper label to the upper margin of the front cover of the pamphlet, small perforated "LC" stamp at the foot of the title page. The front inner hinge has been reinforced with old brown paper tape. See OCLC Number: 51422932 [5 locations]. View more info

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Judicial Interpretation of the Soviet Decrees in Relation to Private Rights

By: Untermyer, Eugene

Price: $9.94

Publisher: George Washington Law Review: 1933

Seller ID: 41715

Condition: Very Good


22 pages; Contents clean, disbound from George Washington Law Review, May 1933.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE BITTER TASTE OF GLORY The Bitter Taste of Glory: Nine Portraits of Power and Conflict

By: Valenti, Jack ; [SIGNED to Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart ]

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, The World Publishing Company, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38887

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Autograph; 170 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in very good dustjacket. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to Justice Potter Stewart. Justice Potter Stewart served on the U.S. Supreme Court for nearly 24 years. In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Potter Stewart to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Harold Hitz Burton, who was retiring. Stewart served on the Supreme Court until he announced his retirement from the Court on June 18, 1981 at the age of 66. During his tenure (1958-1981) as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Potter Stewart made maj... View more info

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Impeachable Offences Under the Constitution of the United States

By: Van Nest, G. Willett

Price: $24.94

Publisher: American Law Review: 1882

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41713

Condition: Very Good


22 pages; This is the original offprint from 1882, NOT a modern edition. Clean and tight in original printed pale blue wrappers. OCLC: 60724121 One page has a short tear at the top edge (rough opening). From the American Law Review, November 1882. G. Willett Van Nest attended Harvard where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the Hastry Pudding, the O.K. Society and the A.D. Club. He received his law degree there in 1876. In 1882 he commenced the practice of law in his own offices in New York, successfully arguing a number of cases in the Court of Appeals. ; Experience the pleasure of readin... View more info

The Law Library

By: Vance, John

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Washington, U.S. GPO: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40772

Condition: Very Good


from ANNUAL REPORT of the Librarian of Congress For the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1940; 58 pages; Clean and tight in original printed blue wrappers, an offprint from the ANNUAL REPORT of the Librarian of Congress For the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1940. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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National Center of Advanced Legal Study by John Vance

By: Vance, John ; J.L.W. Henney [general editor]

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio State Bar Assoc.: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41739

Condition: Very Good


in THE OHIO STATE BAR ASSOCIATION REPORT May 8, 1939 ; Clean and tight in original tan printed wrappers. National Center of Advanced Legal Study by John Vance; Supreme Court: Motions, Cases, etc.; Juergens v. Bell Distributing; etc. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

Annual Report of the Law Library for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941

By: Vance, John T

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Washington, The Library of Congress: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39664

Condition: Near Fine


49 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. This annual report contains information on the administrative and operational activities of the Law Library of the Library of Congress, there is also fascinating information about the acquisitions such as two editions of Gratian's Decretum (Strassburg, 1484 and Venice, 1498); De Romano Imperio (1476?); Malleus Maleficarum (Nurenberg, 1496); Ta Ming Lu - Criminal Code of the Ming Dynasty (1722); Statutes Made in the Reigns of Edward III and Richard II (1327-1398 - manuscript on vellum); An Abridgment of the Publick Laws of Virginia, 177... View more info

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THE LAW LIBRARY OF CONGRESS An account of its activities and the more important accessions for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939

By: Vance, John T.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Washington, Library of Congress: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38739

Condition: Very Good


56 pages; Clean and tight in original printed cream wrappers, wrappers lightly dust soiled. The annual report of the Law Librarian of the Library of Congress of the United States details on acquisitions and exhibitions. View more info

THE LAW LIBRARY Reprinted from the Annual Report of the Librarian of Congress for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1940

By: Vance, John T.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Washington, Law Library of Congress: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39667

Condition: Very Good


58 pages; Clean and tight in original printed cream wrappers. The annual report of the Law Librarian of the Library of Congress of the United States details on acquisitions and exhibitions. View more info

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THE LAW LIBRARY OF CONGRESS An account of its activities and the more important accessions for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1934

By: Vance, John Thomas

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Washington, Library of Congress: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38326

Condition: Very Good


34 pages; Clean and tight in original wrappers. The annual report of the Law Librarian of the Library of Congress of the United States details on acquisitions and exhibitions. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE LAW LIBRARY OF CONGRESS An account of its activities and the more important accessions for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931

By: Vance, John Thomas

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Washington, Library of Congress: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38328

Condition: Very Good


39 pages; Clean and tight in original wrappers. The annual report of the Law Librarian of the Library of Congress of the United States details on acquisitions and exhibitions. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE LAW LIBRARY OF CONGRESS An account of its activities and the more important accessions for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1932

By: Vance, John Thomas

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Washington, Library of Congress: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38329

Condition: Very Good


23 pages; Clean and tight in original wrappers. The annual report of the Law Librarian of the Library of Congress of the United States details on acquisitions and exhibitions. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE LAW LIBRARY OF CONGRESS An account of its activities and the more important accessions for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1933

By: Vance, John Thomas

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Washington, Library of Congress: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38330

Condition: Very Good


19 pages; Clean and tight in original wrappers. The annual report of the Law Librarian of the Library of Congress of the United States details on acquisitions and exhibitions. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE LAW LIBRARY OF CONGRESS An account of its activities and the more important accessions for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1935

By: Vance, John Thomas

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Washington, Library of Congress: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38331

Condition: Very Good


48 pages; Clean and tight in original wrappers. The annual report of the Law Librarian of the Library of Congress of the United States details on acquisitions and exhibitions. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE LAW LIBRARY OF CONGRESS An account of its activities and the more important accessions for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1936

By: Vance, John Thomas

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Washington, Library of Congress: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38332

Condition: Very Good


46 pages; Clean and tight in original wrappers. The annual report of the Law Librarian of the Library of Congress of the United States details on acquisitions and exhibitions. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE LAW LIBRARY OF CONGRESS An account of its activities and the more important accessions for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1937

By: Vance, John Thomas

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Washington, Library of Congress: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38333

Condition: Very Good


56 pages; Clean and tight in original wrappers. The annual report of the Law Librarian of the Library of Congress of the United States details on acquisitions and exhibitions. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Need for a Center of Latin American Legal Study

By: Vance, John Thomas

Price: $7.94

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1941

Seller ID: 38766

Condition: Very Good


7 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Originally appeared in the American Bar Association Journal September 1940. View more info