Warmly Inscribed by Frankfurter to Alfred North Whitehead and His Wife Frankfurter, Felix [1882-1965], Editor. Mr. Justice Holmes. New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., . [x], 241 pp. Portrait frontispiece of Holmes. Original cloth, gilt titles to front board and spine. Light rubbing to extremities with light wear to spine ends and corners, moderate toning to text, presentation inscription from Frankfurter to Alfred North and Evelyn Whitehead to front free endpaper. $1,250. * First edition. The inscription reads: "To the dear Whiteheads/ Felix". Mr. Justice Holmes is Frankfurter's finest statements of his admiration for Holmes. This and other books did much to establish Holmes's posthumous reputation. Alfred North Whitehead [1861-1947] was one of the leading mathematicians and philosophers of the 20th century and a member of the Harvard faculty from 1924 to 1937. He and his wife were part of Frankfurter's social circle at Harvard, along with such faculty luminaries as Josef Schumpeter and Arthur Schlesinger, Sr.
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