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Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the United States by Francis J. Weber.  San Fernando CA: Junipero Serra Press, 1999.

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10 pp. letterpress at Nut Quad Press; postage stamp frontispiece; a personal memoir relating Weber’s meeting and conversation with the famed Chief Justice.  Bound in printed paper boards; gilt black leather spine by Mariana Blau.  Measures 2-1/4″ x 1-3/4″.  A limited edition of 200 copies.  Very fine condition.

Earl Warren’s credentials are impressive: District Attorney for Alameda County, Attorney General of California, Governor of California for 3 terms and the 14th Chief Justice of the United States.  Msgr. Weber relates his memorable visit with Justice Warren in the Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C., in 1970.

The Warren Court presided over a major shift in constitutional jurisprudence, with Warren writing the majority opinions in landmark cases such as Brown v. Board of Education, Reynolds v. Sims, and Miranda v. Arizona.  Warren also led the Warren Commission, a presidential commission that investigated the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Regular price is $25.  This week only $20 + $3 to mail.    SOLD OUT

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Miniature books are my only business.  From antiquarian rarities to modern artist books, I offer limited editions, micro-miniatures, thumb Bibles, children’s books, ABC books, books on books, etc., etc.  Beautiful books of virtually every genre are available in miniature format.

On the CATALOGS page, you can view pdf versions of over 65 catalogs.  My most recent e-catalogs are on this page.  The e-catalogs are emailed to collectors worldwide and the books tend to sell quickly.  In addition to e-catalogs, there are catalogs listed by publisher and also some specialty catalogs.  It is easy to order a book from any catalog…just call or email me.

There are approximately 1,300 miniature books in my inventory… feel free to ask if you are looking for a specific book. You are also welcome to visit my miniature book library on your next trip to the San Diego area.

If you would like to receive my e-catalogs on the day of issue, please contact me.

Catalog 79 ~ July 1, 2019, is now posted on the CATALOGS page

Next e-catalog:  September 1, 2019

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Recipient of the Miniature Book Society’s Glasgow Cup Award in 2012 and the Norman Forgue Award in 2010.