Windward of the Law. Inscribed Copy (1965)
Book ID: 64083
Windward of the Law. London: Allen, 1965. First Edition. Pp, 192. Brown cloth boards, in pictorial dust jacket. Jacket heavily spotted, otherwise a nice bright copy.
Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper.
Rex Mackey was barrister, actor, and writer. Called to the bar in 1938 he commenced practice on the north-western circuit. At the time of his death, aged 89, he had been a member of the bar for 61 years and was, as the longest serving member of the Law Library, entitled to the honorary title of Father of the Bar.
“It has been said that Englishmen prefer their law to be dull; readers of this book will agree that no such suggestion can be made about the Irish.”
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