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The Constitutionality and Utility of Advisory Opinions

By: Davison, J. F.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto: 1938

Seller ID: 37123

Condition: Very Good


26 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. An offprint from the University of Toronto Law Journal, Volume II, Number 2. J. Forrester Davison was a student of Felix Frankfurter and coauthor of his administrative law casebook (1932). Davison was at the core of the developments in Progressive/ New Deal administrative law at Harvard along with Frankfurter, Bruce Wyman, Roscoe Pound, Landis and Thomas Reed Powell. In this essay, Davison examines the status of advisory opinions in Canada, The U.S. and Australia with particular attention to matters touching on the National Recovery Ac... View more info

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BIBLIOGRAFIA DE RAFAEL CALDERA

By: De Gouveia F., Antonio M

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Caracas, Congreso de la Republica: 1988

Seller ID: 38305

ISBN: 9802310492

Condition: Very Good+


Spanish Edition; 379 pages; Clean and tight in original printed white wrappers. Rafael Antonio Caldera Rodríguez (1916 – 2009) was President of Venezuela from 1969 to 1974 and again from 1994 to 1999. Caldera taught sociology and law at various universities before entering politics. He was a founding member of COPEI, Venezuela's Christian Democratic party. During his first presidency, Caldera was able to pacify the country by granting an amnesty that allowed guerrilla fighters, who had been operating clandestinely for almost a decade, to reincorporate into society and participate in poli... View more info

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APPEAL TO AMERICANS Republic Reforms [in original dustjacket ]

By: Denton, Desha

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, American Library Service: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41292

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


350 pages; Clean and tight in original blue cloth binding in edgeworn dustjacket with light dust-soiling. Chapter Headings include: Congress Reform, Cabinet Reform, Calendar Reform, New States Reform, Annexation Reform, Wake Up America, Judicial Reform, Constitutional Reform, Election Reform, Party Reform, Political Periods; American Age of Administration, Citizens of the United States; Population Estimates; Ten T N T Reforms. The dustjacket alerts us: We as a nation are becoming rich, pleasure-seeking, indolent and effeminate. We are dead asleep at the national switch. Smug, corrupt ... View more info

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Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States: Japan 1931-1941 Two Volume Set

By: Department of State

Price: $174.95

Publisher: Washington, D.C., United States Government Printing Office: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41750

Condition: Near Fine


xc, [2], 947 & lix, [2], 816 pages; Publisher's maroon-red buckram, spines lettered in gilt. Two volume set, offered for sale individually by the GPO in 1943; issued as publications number 2008 & 2016, with separate 1943 prices (all specified on the versos of the title pages). This particular series of the diplomatic papers between the US and Japan was published unusually quickly, but the subject matter is of extraordinary importance: including the violent Japanese occupation of Manchuria, Japanese military action at Shanghai, Japan's undeclared war in China, Japanese bombings of civilians, ... View more info

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THE WISCONSIN LABOR RELATIONS ACT A Guide to Understanding

By: Feinsinger, Nathan P. ; William Gorham Rice, Jr.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Madison, University of Wisconsin: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40744

Condition: Very Good+


Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin; 78 pages; Former owner's stamp on front wrapper, otherwise clean and tight in original gray printed wrappers. OCLC: 9633710 The Wisconsin Labor Relations Act was known as the "Little Wagner Act," intended to promote industrial peace by replicating the federal labor relations system at the state level. The law created the Wisconsin Employment Relations Board (WERB), which was intended to encourage mediation of industrial disputes and included an extensive list of unfair labor practices by employers. Wisconsin thus became the first state to adopt... View more info

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La Ligue de Nations et la Neutralite de la Suisse

By: Feyler, Colonel Fernand

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Lausanne, Revue Militaire Suisse: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38621

Condition: Very Good+


104 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. View more info

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Ireland and the Land League Or, A Key to the Irish Question

By: Flatley, P. J. ; Wendell Phillips

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Boston, D. O'Loughlin & Co.: 1881

Seller ID: 40646

Condition: Very Good+


Irish National Library; ix, (1), 228 pages; Clean and tight in original decorative green cloth binding with decorative stamping in gilt and black, light scattered foxing. OCLC: 2566029 With an introdutcion by Hon. Wendell Phillips. The author has compiled extensive information on legislation, history, statistics, as well as arguments extracted from speeches and letters to serve as a reference manual for those interested in The Irish Question. P.J. Flatley and his brother were lawyers in Boston and quite active in the cause of Irish Nationalism. This book was published to rally support for... View more info

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The Goldwater Cartoon Book

By: Frank, Pat edited by

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Robert Luce, Inc.: 1964

Seller ID: 41826

Condition: Very Good


Clean and secure in original pictorial wrappers showing Goldwater in cowboy gear packing a couple of six-shooters. A wonderful compilation of political cartoons from various newspapers each featuring Barry Goldwater. ; View more info

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Cases and Other Authorities on Federal Jurisdiction and Procedure

By: Frankfurter, Felix ; Wilber G. Katz

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Chicago, Callaghan and Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 39460

Condition: Very Good-


xxix, 769 pages; OCLC: 1486504 Ownership signature and address of Christopher Smith Sargent who was Editor of the Harvard Law Review in the 1930s and graduated cum laude. In the later 1930s he served as personal law secretary to Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Cardozo. Sargent has made marginal annotations on a couple dozen pages of this book, likely in preparing his own 1936 dissertation titled: "Jurisdiction of the United States Supreme Court on Writs of Error to State Courts, 1916-26." Felix Frankfurter was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and a friend and... View more info

SUGGESTIONS FOR A GENERAL INDEX FOR POLITICAL SCIENCE

By: Friedrich, Carl J. & Mary C. Trackett

Price: $6.95

Publisher: American Political Science Review: 1937

Seller ID: 39691

Condition: Very Good


9 pages; Offprint from American Political Science Review, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, June 1937. ; 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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EXPERIENCE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES With Some Reflections and Suggestions as to that Tribunal

By: Garland, Augustus Hill

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Washington, J. Byrne: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39093

Condition: Near Fine


100 pages; Clean and secure in original red cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front cover. OCLC: 5655993 Augustus Hill Garland (1832 – 1899) was an Arkansas lawyer and politician, who was a senator in both the United States and the Confederate States. He also served as Governor of Arkansas and as Attorney General of the United States in first administration of President Grover Cleveland. In 1864 he was appointed to the Confederate States Senate, where he made efforts to establish a Supreme Court of the Confederate States. At the end of the Civil War, Garland was pardoned by ... View more info

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The Ford Presidency A Portrait of the First Two Years [cover title]

By: Gergen, David R. ; et alus

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Washington, DC, White House Office of Communications: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40813

Condition: Very Good+


97 pages; Publisher's red paper wrappers, lettered in black, with Presidential seal on the front cover. [4] & 93 ff. This document, according to the Ford Presidential Library and Museum, was edited and mostly written by David R. Gergen, Director of the White House Office of Communications during the Presidency of Gerald R. Ford [1974-1977]. Another source indicates that this document was prepared for and distributed by the Republican National Committee, to support Gerald Ford's 1976 campagn against the Democratic nominee, Jimmy Carter. OCLC lists this under the main authorship of Stefan A... View more info

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STUDY OF LEGAL RESERVE LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES

By: Gesell, Gerhard Alden ; Ernest J. Howe

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39735

Condition: Very Good-


Investigation of Concentration of Economic Power: Monograph No. 28; 474 pages; Clean and tight in original orange wrappers, light foxing to first couple pages. A Study made under the auspices of the Securities and Exchange Commission for the Temporary National Economic Committee, Seventy-Sixth Congress, Third Session, Pursuant to Public Resolution No. 113 (Seventy-fifth Congress), Authorizing and Directing a Select Committee to Make a Full and Complete Study and Investigation With Respect to the Concentration of Economic Power in, and Financial Control Over, Production and Distribution of Good... View more info

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MAKING DEMOCRACY AND THE WORLD MUTUALLY SAFE

By: Glasgow, Arthur Graham

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Norfolk, VA, Printed for the Author: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38753

Condition: Very Good


44 pages; Contents clean and tight in original cream printed wrappers. "Why must democracy forever fear aggression, or Facism or Communism or Any-ism, when it might readily become presently impregnable and, therefore, ultimately universal -- if we so choose?" Arthur Graham Glasgow (1865-1955) was the brother the author Ellen Glasgow of Richmond, Virginia. He was a respected engineer and one of the founders of Humphreys and Glasgow, Ltd. an engineering and construction firm located in London. Recently, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts received about $100 million from the trusts esta... View more info

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National Draft Goldwater Independence Day Rally [General Admission Ticket] Thursday, July 4, 1963 - 8:00 P.M. National Armory ... Washington, D.C.

By: Goldwater, Barry

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Draft Goldwater Committee: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42191

Condition: Fine


Curiosa; 1 pages; This is a color red-white-blue printed glossy card ticket for entry to the Main Floor for this Draft Goldwater Rally with a photograph of Goldwater at center. It is in excellent condition. Addresses by: Senator John G. Tower -- Texas / Cong. John Ashbrook -- Ohio / Gov. Paul Fannin -- Arizona. Entertainment by: Chill Wills / Walter Brennan / Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. / William Lundigan View more info

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Zhizn i reformy [ Two Volumes in Russian ]

By: Gorbachev, Mikhail Sergeevich

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Moskva [Moscow], Novosti: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39761

ISBN: 5702009533

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


1240 pages; Publisher's brown leatherette-surfaced cloth, spines lettered in gilt. Two volumes, text entirely in Russian. FIrst edition of the original text of the Memoirs of Mikhail Gorbachev. 566, [1] & [2 colophon/tirage]; 652, [1] & [2 colophon/tirage] pp. One section of Illustrations from b/w photographs in each volume. Following the deaths of Soviet Leaders Leonid Brezhnev, Yuri Andropov, and Konstantin Chernenko, Gorbachev was elected General Secretary by the Politburo in 1985. Gorbachev's efforts towards reform within the Soviet system, in addition to his participation in summit ... View more info

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The Simple Speller and Gridiron Dikshunary being a kompilation of wordz now properly spelt for the first time in history with their korrekt definishunz : to which are appended wize sayingz uv all ajez

By: Gridiron Club, Washington D.C.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Printed for the Gridiron Club by W.F. Roberts Co.: 1906

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 42040

Condition: Very Good


42 pages; Publisher's slate grey cloth backed with white cloth, minor soiling and toning to the white cloth portion. The Gridiron Club, founded in 1885, is an association of Washington DC, journalists. Membership is limited and strictly by invitation only. Since 1885, its annual white-tie formal dinner has been attended at least once by each U.S. President in office during the club's long history --(with the exception of Grover Cleveland). In recent times, the Gridiron dinners are usually held in March, but this 1906 club dinner was held in December. The text of this accompanying publica... View more info

THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

By: Grossman, Jonathan ; [SIGNED by the author to W. Willard Wirtz]

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Praeger: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41197

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Praeger Library of U.S. Government; Autograph; 309 pages; Inscribed and Signed by the author on ffep to W. Willard Wirtz, Secretary of Labor for the last year of President Kennedy's administration and during President Lyndon Johnson 's administration and a speech writer/advisor for Adlai Stevenson during his presidential campaigns. Inscription reads: "To Willard Wirtz / Practical Idealist/ and a great/ Secretary of Labor/ Jonathan Grossmans/ Dec. 3, 1973" Clean and tight in original red cloth binding in very good dustjacket. Wonderful association copy. ; Signed by Author; Experie... View more info

The Essence of a Totalitarian State [of the Soviet Type]

By: Gsovski, Vladimir

Price: $14.95

Publisher: The Hague, International Commission of Jurist: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39688

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 62 pages; Delivered 13 June 1955, International Congress of Jurists, Athens, Greece. Inscribed and signed by the author to Dr. W. Lawrence Keith "as a token of appreciation of encouragement of my studies." OCLC: 10428776 Clean and tight in original printed wrappers, light toning at edges. Vladimir Gsovski was born in Moscow and briefly studied law in Heidelberg and Leipzig then served in the Russian Army in WWI and the anti-Communist forces in South Russia during the revolution. In 1927 he emigrated to the U.S and earned a PhD in Political Science at Georgetown Univers... View more info

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THE POWER OF THE INTERNATIONAL JUDGE TO GIVE A DECISION "EX AEQUO ET BONO"

By: Habicht, Dr. Max

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Constable & Co.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41315

Condition: Very Good+


88, (6) pages; Clean and tight in original pink cloth binding. Max Habicht, (1899- 1986), devoted his life to international law, international arbitration and federalism applied to the world level. He served as a legal advisor to most of the world federalist-world citizen organizations and as a link between the world federalists-world citizens and the Soviet-led World Peace Council. He began his legal career with the League of Nations in 1928 and served the League until the start of the Second World War. During the war, he was a legal advisor to the Swiss Embassy in Washington and was in cha... View more info