Holmes-Pollock Letters: The Correspondence of Mr. Justice Holmes and Sir Frederick Pollock, 1874-1932, Two Volumes in One / Edition 2

Holmes-Pollock Letters: The Correspondence of Mr. Justice Holmes and Sir Frederick Pollock, 1874-1932, Two Volumes in One / Edition 2

by Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Frederick Pollack
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674405501

ISBN-13: 9780674405509

Pub. Date: 01/28/1961

Publisher: Harvard

This fine collection is accompanied by an essay by Sir John Pollock that skillfully places the writers' ideas in the perspective of recent experience. A crucial document for lawyers, the letters are also delightful reading. Clifton Fadiman, in The New Yorker, noted that, taking in “questions of philosophy, history and literature, touching—often

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This fine collection is accompanied by an essay by Sir John Pollock that skillfully places the writers' ideas in the perspective of recent experience. A crucial document for lawyers, the letters are also delightful reading. Clifton Fadiman, in The New Yorker, noted that, taking in “questions of philosophy, history and literature, touching—often wittily—on hundreds of famous personages and appealing, I should think, to anyone interested in the play of two first-rate minds...these volumes recall to us something forgotten these days: the charm...of scholarship when it is the easy tool of men who are more than scholars.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674405509
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
01/28/1961
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
686
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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