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Opinion of the Court

By: Woolfolk, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7011

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


Near Fine in Near Fine dj [nice tight copy, faint yellowing of page edges, small dented spot on fore-edge; jacket has one small tear at upper front corner, mild chipping at spine ends]. "When [the author] was editor for a well-known television series, 'The Defenders,' he found it impossible to win approval for a script that embodied the central thesis of a Supreme Court decision. 'Far too controversial' was the network's verdict. Ths persuaded [the author] that more should be known about the operations of our highest tribunal and how its decisions are arrived at." This spurred him on t... View more info

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The Super Summer of Jamie McBride [*SIGNED*]

By: Wren, Christopher S., and Jack Shepherd

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: (c.1971)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6040

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


[nice tight copy, faint soiling to top edge; jacket shows some wear along top edge, moderate soiling, one small damaged spot (surface peel) at top center of front panel]. INSCRIBED ("From your colleagues on the wrong side of the generation gap") and SIGNED (by both authors) on the ffep. "Everything that's going on, baby, gets a pie in the eye in this side-splitting spoof of today's radical, flower- power Youth culture. Spend a super summer with Jamie (age 13) and his hip guide, Constance Flowersong ( age 21), as they live on 'Love, Freedom, Truth, Beauty, Credit Cards, and Birth Co... View more info

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Uncle Herschel, Dr. Padilsky, and the Evil Eye: A Novel of Old Brooklyn

By: Young, I.S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: (c.1973)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14339

ISBN: 0-15-192690-5

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj


[nice tight copy, remainder stripe on bottom edge (but so close to base of spine that it's easy to miss), light wear to book at spine ends; jacket shows only light surface wear]. "When thoroughly engaging and profound Uncle Herschel, a felsher (paramedic) by profession, leaves Russia around the beginning of the century and comes to live in a Jewish community in Brooklyn, he soon discovers that there is more to the business of becoming successful than meets the eye. In America, unlike Russia, he cannot practice medicine without a license. So, to make a living, he sets about opening up a ... View more info