With a Warm Inscription by Burger Burger, Warren E. [1907-1995]. Significant Supreme Court Opinions of the Honorable Warren E. Burger, Chief Justice of the United States. Manila: The Philippine Bar Association, 1984. [x], 875 pp. Portrait frontispiece. Original cloth, light rubbing to extremities, faint crease to front board, presentation inscription by Burger to J. Edward Lumbard to front free endpaper, comment by Burger to preface. $450. * Only edition. The inscription reads: "For my uncommon/ friend & colleague/ Hon. J. Edward Lumbard/ with warm memories/ of our work/ together/ Warren E Burger/ P.S. This is a sure cure/ for insomnia!" A line in the preface stating that Burger selected the contents of the book is followed by a manuscript comment in the margin by Burger: "No. A committee did it!" Burger was the 15th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from 1969 to 1986. Lumbard [1901-1999], a distinguished politically connected lawyer and prosecutor, was a judge, later chief judge and senior judge, of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit from 1955 until the end of his life.
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