by Rosenberg, James Naumburg ; Robert T. Swain ; Roberts Walker
New York: Baker, Voorhis. Very Good. 1924. First Edition; First Printing. Burgundy cloth. 148 pages; Clean and tight in original burgundy cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front cover; gilt rubbed from spine. OCLC: 564618 Bookplate on front pastedown endpaper - armorial bookplate of Mansfield Ferry. James Naumburg Rosenberg received his law degree from Columbia Law School in 1898. He served for many years in the law firm led by Judge Samuel I. Rosenman (later FDR's speechwriter). One of Rosenberg's notable cases was the reorganization in 1912 of the United States Motor Company into the Maxwell Motor Company, which later became the Chysler Corporation. He was a trustee in several other bankruptcy cases. In 1922, Rosenberg founded the New Gallery in New York. On the day of the Wall Street crash in 1929, he made a lithograph, 'Dies Irae' (Day of Wrath), which appeared on the front page of the Sunday Magazine section of The New York Times in 1930. Contents: A new scheme of reorganization by James N. Rosenberg -- Reorganization by decree : recent noteworthy instances by Roberts Walker -- The Aetna explosives case--a milestone in reorganization by James N. Rosenberg -- Reorganization--the next step by James N. Rosenberg -- Reorganization--the next step : a reply to Mr. James N. Rosenberg by Robert T. Swaine -- Phipps v. Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Ry. Co. by James N. Rosenberg. Provenance: In 1911, Mansfield Ferry (Yale 1903) bought Mory's Temple Bar, the favorite watering hole for many generations of Yale men and home to the famed Whiffenpoofs most Monday evenings. Some of the better known past members of Mory's include John Kerry, Bill Clinton, George H. W. Bush, Gerald Ford, John R. Bolton, George Pataki, Joe Lieberman, the late John Heinz, the late Paul Mellon and the late William F. Buckley, Jr. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. . (Inventory #: 39138)
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