Signed by Holmes Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr. [1841-1935]. Collected Legal Papers. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1920. vii, 316 pp. Publishers blue cloth, printed paper title label to spine. Moderate rubbing, faint dampstaining to boards, spine label worn, moderate toning to interior, faint dampspotting to endleaves, signed "Oliver Wendell Holmes March 15, 1927" to head of front free endpaper. $750. * First edition. 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.
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