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Item #79690 Felix Frankfurter Reminisces, Signed Presentation Copy. Felix Frankfurter, Harlan B. Phillips.
Felix Frankfurter Reminisces, Signed Presentation Copy.
Felix Frankfurter Reminisces, Signed Presentation Copy.

Felix Frankfurter Reminisces, Signed Presentation Copy.

Inscribed by Frankfurter to Edith Benham Helm Frankfurter, Felix [1882-1965]. Felix Frankfurter Reminisces: An Intimate Portrait as Recorded in Talks with Dr. Harlan B. Phillips. New York: Reynal & Company, [1960]. [ix], 310 pp. Cloth in lightly soiled and edgeworn Secker & Warburg dust jacket, 7" x 5" black-and-white promotional photograph of Frankfurter, which has a small chip to its bottom-edge, laid in. Presentation inscription from Frankfurter to front free endpaper reads: "For Edith Helm,/ with happy memories/ and good wishes,/ July 18, 1960/ Felix Frankfurter." Edith Helm [1874-1962] was the White House social secretary for First Ladies Wilson, Roosevelt and Truman. $500. * First edition, first printing. This incisive and fascinating memoir was transcribed from a series of interviews with Phillips conducted for the Columbia University Oral History Research Department. The only commercially published oral history conducted with a United States Supreme Court justice, it traces his life, career and his thoughts on such topics as religion and the function of judges.

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