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Lot #154
Clarence Darrow

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Brilliant defense attorney (1857–1938) noted for his role in the Scopes “Monkey” Trial and the Leopold-Loeb thrill-killing case. Signed book: The Story of My Life. Limited signed first edition of 294 copies (this copy No. 245). NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1932. Hardcover, 6.5 x 9, 465 pages. Signed in ink on the limitation page. The book is housed in its scarce original publisher’s box with the printed supplement titled “The Massie Trial.” Tiny spot to cover and scattered wear to box (including seam splits), otherwise very fine condition. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #331 - Ended March 12, 2008