Lot 55 of 202:
Lenny Bruce's copy of New York penal law  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Penal Law with all Amendments to the Close of the 1950 Regular Session of the Legislature
Author:
Place:
Rochester, NY
Publisher:
The Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company
Date:
1951
Description:

505, 70 (index) pp. 26.7x22 cm (10½x8¾"), printed wrappers, inside an attached manila folder labeled "Penal Law" on front, additional pencil notes by Bruce on back.

Bruce’s personal copy of the New York state lawbook “Penal Law” -- undoubtedly used by him for research -- with a couple of small penciled notations in his hand and pages 265-266 conspicuously ripped out [Penal Code sections 1140-1140a - Indecent play, exhibition, or show]. 

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Condition:
Well worn, some staining within; good.
 
Item number:
304335
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