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    Clarence Darrow: Pair of Biographies with Lengthy Inscription by Irving Stone. 1) 6.25" x 9" hard bound book with original dust jacket, "The Story of My Life" by Clarence Darrow, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932, 493 pp. Dust jacket slightly yellowed with some minor chipping. The author's personal copy. 2) 6" x 8.5" hard bound book with original dust jacket, "Clarence Darrow for the Defense" by Irving Stone, New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company, first edition, 569 pp. The flyleaf contains a lengthy signed presentation by the author to Mrs. Clarence [Ruby] Darrow, the consignor's great-aunt. "For Mrs. Clarence Darrow because she contributed most of what is true and good in this book who because of the courage and nobility of her life, enabled her husband to live this book, and become one of the great Americans of all times. I salute you with admiration and love! Your collaborator Irving Stone. Encino Oct. 6, 1941". Some toning.

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