New York: Random House, 1975. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition. INSCRIBED "For my friend Mamie / Byrne, with whom I have / shared many a thimble / full of strong spiritis, / with a tumbler-full / of love. / Hugo L. Black. Jr. / October 9, 1975." 8vo. 273 pp. Photo-illustrations. Material relating to 'The Hugo L. Black Symposium in Hisory' (1976) laid in, including two TLS invitations to the dedicatee from the University of Alabama in Burmingham and the Samford University and the program for the symposium. A very good copy (light, general wear; price-clipping and creasing inside rear flap dustjacket). Item #17333
A son's moving biography of the fifth longest-serving justice in Supreme Court history and one who is widely regarded as one of the most influential Supreme Court justices in the 20th century.