Democracy and Finance : the Addresses and Public Statements of Willaim O. Douglas as Member and Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Douglas, William O. edited with introduction and notes by James Allen
New Haven : Yale, 1940. First edition. Very good octavo in light brown cloth. Boards slightly scuffed. Head and heel of spine bumped. Top edges of pages slightly soiled. 301 pages with index. Sections include Demcoracy and Finance, Stock Exchanges, Public Utilities, Reform of Corporate Organizations, Administrative Government, and Education in Government and Law. A solid collection of shorter (1-12 pages), more philosophical pieces by Douglas, who was also appointed to the Supreme Court by FDR in 1939. He was the longest serving Justice, over 36 years, and a fierce defender of individual rights. A very uncommon book. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 15094)