153, 85 pp. Columbus Ohio (ca 1891) (Hardback) (Arguments of first two cases before Court of Common Pleas, Franklin County Ohio. Third case probably the same but not stated.). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Arguments in the Seltzer Will Case, The ...
Publication Date: 1891
Book Condition: Very good condition.
Book Description 1889. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. B004UL7XCS 1891 signed and inscribed first edition, J.T. Holmes / A.C. Berlin and Co. (Columbus, Ohio), 6 1/8 x 9 inches tall embossed brown buckram cloth hardbound, no dust jacket (as issued), gilt lettering to front cover, 153, 85 pp. Very slight soiling and minor to moderate rubbing and edgewear to covers, especially tips. Nicely inscribed and signed by the author to a fellow member of the bar on the blank front free-endpaper. A couple of pages with light marginal soiling. The pages in the last part of the text, describing the will case of Holloway v. Ohlen, which are separately paginated, all have three slight perforations along the gutter, presumably from the printer. Otherwise, apart from slight age toning, a very good copy - clean and unmarked - of this scarce collection of the author's arguments to the jury in three late nineteenth century legal cases tried before Ohio courts. OCLC (Nos. 83661866, 8642093) locates only five copies at institutions worldwide. ~SP13~ James T. Holmes, a colonel in the Union army during the Civil War, was a distinguished Columbus, Ohio attorney who was among the founding members and first officers of the Ohio State Bar Association in 1880, serving as its president in 1889. This volume sets forth Holmes' arguments to the jury in three cases: Long v. Cashatt, an 1891 case regarding the will of a Dr. Van S. Seltzer; State v. Elliott, the 1891 murder trial of William J. Elliott for the killing of Albert C. Osborn; and Holloway v. Ohlen, an 1889 will case. Bookseller Inventory # SP13-0261-5394