The Famous Examination of Bryan at the Scopes Evolution Trial [Little Blue Book No. 1424]
Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius, 1929. 32mo, cream saddle-stapled wraps. Gibbs 1424, in the LBB(2) binding with the variant typeface - the earliest printing recorded by Gibbs, and likely a first edition.
Darrow's account of his questioning of William Jennings Bryan in the 1925 Scopes evolution trial, as part of his defense of teacher John T. Scopes, who had been accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which had outlawed the teaching of evolution in publicly funded schools.
Bryan died five days after Darrow's questioning.
Some light toning to margins else a fine, supple example and scarce thus. Item #30232
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