In a Rare Original Dust Jacket Holmes, Oliver Wendell [1841-1935]. Collected Legal Papers. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1920. vii, 316 pp. Cloth in moderately toned and edgeworn dust jacket with cellotape repairs in a few places and horizontal and vertical fold lines, light toning to text. $500. * Only edition, early printing. A valuable compilation, this volume contains Holmes' most famous speeches and papers from 1885 to 1918. Its publication in 1920 was an important event in the legal community, and it was reviewed with great enthusiasm in the major journals and law reviews. This book was not published with edition or issue statements. The publisher imprint on our copy shows that it is an early, possibly first, printing. (Harcourt, Brace and Howe became Harcourt, Brace and Company in 1921.) Copies in Harcourt, Brace and Howe dust jackets are rare.
Book number 71721