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Author Name:    KANIGSBERG, R.A.

Title:   Trials and Tribulations of a Bluenose Barrister. First Edition, paperback, Signed

Publisher:    Petheric Press, Halifax, 1977, ISBN:0919380239 1977

ISBN Number:   0919380239 / 9780919380233

Seller ID:   72075

KANIGSBERG, R.A. Trials and Tribulations of a Bluenose Barrister. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Petheric Press, 1977. First Edition. Pp (10),1-80,(4). 8vo, orange cardcovers, with Robert Bob Chambers cartoon on front cover.

"Robert A. Kanigsberg, Q.C., attended Dalhousie University in Halifax and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1930 and from the Law School of the same university in 1933." - rear cover.

This is a collection of short autobiographical sketches and law anrcdotes by Robert Abe Kanigsberg, (b. July 7, 1909, Halifax, Nova Scotia - d. March 14, 1987).

Contents:
foreword by Chief Justice Ian MacKeigan;
The Early Years;
Lean Pickings;
Miscarriage of Justice;
An Eye for an Eye;
Get Thee behind Me, Satan;
In Labour;
Family Problems and Family Courts;
Magistrates of Yore;
Getting the Breaks;
Here's My Permit [on Nova Scotia liquor permits]
The Days before the Pill;
Where There'a a Will, There's a Lawyer;
Judge Not That Ye Be Judged [mentioning Sir Joseph Chisholm, J.Lorimer Illsley, and Humphrey Pickard Wolfgang Mellish];
Why Lawyers Get Grey;
How to Make a Baby;
Forgive Us Our Trespasses [on the Forsythia Bush case, the Marlborough Woods, Halifax];
A Little Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing;
Our Future Lawyers;
"Just a Wee Doch an Doris" [various alcohol cases];
It's the Gypsy in Me" [Gottingen Street, Halifax];
Brothers in Law;
Till the "Decree Absolute" Do Us Part;
One Way Ticket to Oblivion [on a Greek man who jumped ship;
Not by Bread Alone;
The Babbling Brook [Dutch Village Road, Halifax];
Good Deeds;
Quantum of Damages;
The Irresistible [a case in West Dover];
A Night on the Town;
Your Lawyer as Father Confessor;
Dust to Dust;
Fireman, Save My Child [Gottingen Street, Halifax];
The Bar Council;
Happy Endings;
Epilogue; and the poem "Illusions".

Nicking to spine ends, else very good. Inscribed by the author on the flyleaf. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 15.00


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