Law and Literature and other Essays and Addresses [INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR]
Harcourt, Brace and Company
Cardozo, Benjamin N.
8vo. 190pp. Black cloth with gold lettering on spine. Inscribed by Cardozo to Rabbi Baruch Braunstein on half-title page: "I wish I had given you this book, but Dr. Knox has anticipated me. I send you, instead, the assurance of my affectionate esteem. Benjamin Cardozo. To Rabbi Baruch Braunstein, December 1931." Inscribed to the same by Raymond Knox on free endpaper: "To Rabbi Baruch Braunstein, With best wishes of, Raymond Knox." Stamp of Braunstein on front flyleaf. Benjamin Cardozo (1870-1938) was the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals in New York, who later was appointed by Herbert Hoover to the Supreme Court Justice succeeding Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. Cardozo is remembered for his significant influence on the development of American common law in the 20th century. The majority of his landmark decisions were delivered during his 18-year tenure on the New York Court of Appeals. Some age wear and scuffing on binding. Corners and head and tail of spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Binding in good, interior in near fine condition.
Contents: Law and Literature. A Ministry of Justice. What Medicine can do for the Law. The American Law Institute. The Home of the Law. The Game of the Law and its Prizes. The Comradeship of the Bar.
Book ID: 24790