PUBLICATIONS BY SEYMOUR TOLL

In honor of the retirement of Seymour “Spence” Toll, a beloved founder of the firm that eventually became Larsson & Scheuritzel P.C., we’d like to share Spence’s impressive list of publications:

Books:

Zoned American, New York: Grossman Publishers/Viking, 1969.

A Judge Uncommon: A Life of John Biggs, Jr., Philadelphia: Legal Communications, Ltd, 1993.

Articles:

(All citations are to first pages of articles)

“Message in this bottle: Keep the day job,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 6 August 2014, p. A16.

“Remembering the Battle of the Bulge,” The Sewanee Review, Spring 2014, p. 270.

“Meet the LCP’s John Van Horne,” (online) Washington Independent Review of Books, 16 April 2014.

“Honor Him Now,” (online) Washington Independent Review of Books, 28 January 2014.

“On the road less littered,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 19 August 2013, p. A11.

“A hero, best man, and friend for life,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 5 June 2013, p. A17.

“Two inseparable spirits live on,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 14 February 2013, p. A22.

“From three-piece suits to whatever suits,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 19 January 2013, p. A6.

“Human cost of WWII still sears 68 years later,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 16 December 2012, p. C1.

“Voter defeats naysayers,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 7 November 2012, p. A28.

“Shakespeare on the Left Bank,” The Sewanee Review, Fall 2012, p. 558.

“A literary mother and midwife,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 5 October 2012, p. A22.

“A judge of integrity, decency,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 1 October 2012, p. A18.

“The pedestrian pleasures of Center City Philadelphia,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 2 July 2012, p. A19.

“A rare case of charitable excess,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 4 May 2012, p. A27.

“The Rest of Our Lives–Taylor’s Country Store,” Philadelphia Bar Reporter, April 2012, p. 5.

“A few questions for the candidates,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 2 January 2012, Op-Ed p. A15.

“A special reunion inspires gratitude,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 28 October 2011, Op-Ed p. A27.

“Travels on a Maine road less littered,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 9 September 2011, Op-Ed p. A35.

“Gertrude Stein and her afterlife,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 27 July 2011, Op-Ed p. A17.

“The Barnes isn’t a museum,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 14 April 2011, Op-Ed p. A23.

“Forever tied to strangers in arms,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 16 December 2010, Op-Ed p. A21.

“My Way: Calder In Paris,” The Sewanee Review, Fall, 2010, p.589.

“In life and beachcombing, you never know,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 22 August 2010. Op-Ed p. C5.

“Has everyone stopped caring about empathy?,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 28 June 2010. Op-Ed P. A11.

“Recalling a 20th-century man of letters, song,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 30 September 2009, p. C4.

“Purple Prose,” The Philadelphia Lawyer, Winter 2008, p. 48.

“One man’s small role in a very large battle,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 17 December 2007, Op-Ed p. A5.

“Remembering a failed colony, too,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 23 August 2007, Op-Ed p. A15.

“I Oughta Be In Pictures,” The Philadelphia Lawyer, Summer 2006, p. 47.

“The Franklin Inn Club,” published in A Centennial Catalogue of the Franklin Inn Club of Philadelphia,pp. viii-xviii, Washington: Ross & Perry, 2004.

“Liebling Covers Paris, Hemingway Liberates It,” The Sewanee Review, Winter, 2004, p. 35.

“Gertrude Stein Comes Home,” The Sewanee Review, Spring, 2002, p. 242.

“The Junior Legal Club 1881-2002,” pamphlet published by the Junior Legal Club, Spring 2002.

“They shared America with Paris,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 24 April 2000, p. A9.

“The Big Picture. Diversity Is the Milestone of Cultural Change,” 100 Years of Pennsylvania Law, Jan. 2000, p. 62.

“Hemingway, from the peak of his powers to the bitter end,” (Review of Hemingway. The Final Years by Michael Reynolds), The Philadelphia Inquirer, 11 July 1999, p. H1.

“Enter modernism–with Thomson and pals,” (Review of Prepare for Saints. Gertrude Stein, Virgil Thomson, and the Mainstreaming of American Modernism by Steven Watson), The Philadelphia Inquirer, 21 March 1999, p. H9.

“Ray Rafferty Remembered,” The Legal Intelligencer, 2 March 1999, p. 5.

“Gertrude Stein kept the clever writer in herself at bay,” (Review of Writings 1903-1932 andWritings 1932-1946 by Gertrude Stein), The Philadelphia Inquirer, 17 May 1998, p. Q4.

“Biggs and Fitzgerald: An Untold Story,” The F. Scott Fitzgerald Newsletter, December 1998, p. 10.

“Reaching beyond dramatic truth,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 29 September 1996, p. F9.

“The obscene tale behind James Joyce’s ‘Ulysses,’” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 16 June 1996, p. K1.

Essays in Invisible Philadelphia. Community through Voluntary Organizations. Philadelphia: Atwater Kent Museum, 1995:

“Philadelphia Bar Association,” p. 632.

“The Historical Society of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania,” p. 889.

“The Franklin Inn Club,” p. 1089.

“The Junior Legal Club,” p. 1175.

“Stylish writer shares some refined tastes,” (Review of The Style’s the Man by Louis Auchincloss),The Philadelphia Inquirer, 11 September 1994, p. H3.

“The World’s Most Beautiful Voyage,” The Philadelphia Lawyer, Spring, 1994, p. 42.

“Beginnings of a Biography,” 150th Anniversary Commemorative Supplement to The Legal Intelligencer, September 1993, p. 94.

“Welcome to the Bar!,” The Legal Intelligencer, 23 December 1992, p.6.

“Final Exam,” Legal Intelligencer, 14 December 1992, p. 10.

“Supreme Court Vacancy – Fill It On the Merits,” The Legal Intelligencer, 10 August 1992, p. 10.

“Who Gets to Criticize Jury Verdicts?,” The Legal Intelligencer, 1 June 1992, p. 8.

“Marion walked — and sang of our city,” The Philadelphia Daily News, 7 February 1992, p. 26.

Remarks, Memorial Service for Hon. Joseph S. Lord, III, 28 June 1991 in 777 F.Supp. LXXIX-LXXXI.

“A Sunday Afternoon With Virgil Thomson,” The American Scholar, Autumn, 1990, p. 56.

“The Old Outfit,” The Shingle, Winter, 1988, p. 30.

“Deliberations,” A Court’s Heritage, Fall, 1987, p. 2.

“C.J. Lord Gives Videotape Interview for Society’s Oral History Project,” A Court’s Heritage, Fall, 1987, p. 3.

“Recollections of the Ink-Stained” (Reviews of The Paris Edition by Waverley Root and Witness to a Century by George Seldes), The New York Times Book Review, 16 August 1987, p. 18.

“Welcome to the Bar!,” The Shingle, Winter, 1986, p. 50.

“The Minnesinger,” The Shingle, Fall, 1986, p. 50.

“Chief Judge Alfred L. Luongo (1920 – 1986),” A Court’s Heritage, Fall, 1986, p. 1.

“Deliberations,” A Court’s Heritage, Fall, 1986, p. 2.

“Welcome to the Bar!,” The Shingle, Winter, 1985, p. 60.

“Liebling in Paris,” The Sewanee Review, Fall, 1985, p. 554.

“Deliberations,” A Court’s Heritage, Fall, 1985, p. 2.

“They Don’t Make ‘Em That Way Anymore,” The Shingle, Fall, 1985, p. 80.

“New Historical Society Created for One of Nation’s First Courts,” A Court’s Heritage, Winter, 1985, p. 1.

“Deliberations,” A Court’s Heritage, Winter, 1985, p. 2.

“Welcome to the Bar!,” The Shingle, Winter, 1984, p. 60.

“Close-ups of the Lost Generation” (Review of Being Geniuses Together: 1920 – 1930) by Robert McAlmon and Kay Boyle), The Philadelphia Inquirer, 9 June 1984, p. 3-C.

“Hilda Doolittle: ‘Pagan mystic of Bethlehem, Pa.” (Review of Herself Defined by Barbara Guest), “Books/Leisure,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 8 April 1984, p. 2.

“A Life of Culture, Grace – and Tragedy” (Review of Sara & Gerald by Honoria Murphy Donnelly with Richard N. Billings), “Books/Leisure,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 30 January 1983, p. 3.

“More About the Woman Who Published ‘Ulysses’” (Review of Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generationby Noel Riley Fitch), “Books/Leisure,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 31 July 1983, p. 2.

“Welcome to the Bar!,” The Shingle, Winter, 1981, p. 40.

“A. J. Liebling,” Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 4 (1980), p. 250.

“Stephen Vincent Benét,” Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 4 (1980), p. 37.

“A Friend Remembers J. Alan Montgomery,” The Legal Intelligencer, 22 July 1980, p. 1.

“Should Courtrooms Be Closed To The Press,” The Shingle, Fall 1980, p. 25.

“Socratic Method Takes Its Toll,” The Shingle, Fall 1980, p. 28.

The Shingle’s Gift for Survival,” The Shingle, Summer 1980, p. 4.

“The Best Oyster Stew In Town,” The Shingle, Spring 1980, p. 38.

“A Modest Proposal for Chief Justice Burger,” American Bar Association Journal, July, 1980, p. 816. (Reprinted in The Prairie Barrister, Third Quarter, 1980. Originally The Shingle, Winter 1979, p. 8.

“From the Editor,” The Shingle, Sept.-Nov. 1979, p. 4.

“Off Hours: Propaganda posters paint virtues, vices,” The Shingle, Sept.-Nov. 1979, p. 28.

“The Lives and Times of the Small Presses” (Review of The Little Magazine in America Ed. by Elliott Anderson and Mary Kinzie), “Books,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 27 May 1979, p. 14-K.

Review of In the Matter of Color by Hon. A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., The Shingle, January, 1979, p. 6.

“Pico Wasn’t Paper,” The Shingle, December 1978, p. 165.

“A Different Kind of Man,” The Shingle, November 1978, p. 133.

“Court House: A Photographic Document,” The Legal Intelligencer, 11 August 1978. p. 1.

“Bradley Braised,” The Shingle, April, 1978, p. 55.

Review of Newberg on Class Actions by Herbert B. Newberg, The Shingle, October, 1977, p. 127.

“The Flowering of Murphy’s Law,” The Shingle, May – July, 1977, p. 106.

“Walter Rauffenbart: One of Us,” The Legal Intelligencer, 14 January 1977, p. 1.

“Lawyer’s Philadelphia,” The Shingle, Jan. – Feb., 1976, p. 9.

Review of Court House: A Photographic Document, Richard Pared, Ed., The Legal Intelligencer, 11 August 1978, p. 1.

“Invitation to an Autopsy” (Review of The Death of the Law by Lois Forer), The Retainer, 25 July 1975.

“Great Essay,” The Shingle, March, 1975, p. 65.

“Edwin Owen Lewis,” Year Book of the American Philosophical Society, 1975, p. 133.

“Scratch a Lawyer, Find a Poet,” The Shingle, April, 1974, p. 74.

“Arthur Littleton,” The Retainer, 10 January 1974, p. 3. (Reprinted in Pennsylvania Bar Quarterly, March, 1974, p. 325.)

“In Praise of Bdelygmia, Epitrobe and Apophasis,” The Shingle, March, 1973, p. 63.

Review of The Pampered Palate by Gloria Carroll, The Retainer, 7 November 1974, p. 1.

“Messrs. Day and Schiro: Co-Editors Par Excellence,” The Retainer, 7 November 1974, p. 2.

Review of Cooking in a Casserole by Robert Ackart, The Retainer, 18 April 1974, p. 3.

“On Making an Omelet,” The Retainer, 4 April 1974, p. 11.

“It’s Spring Again,” The Retainer, 14 March 1974, p. 2.

Review of Pére-Lachaise: Elysium as Real Estate, The Retainer, 14 February 1974, p. 11.

“Richardson Dilworth,” The Retainer, 30 January 1974, p. 3.

“Welcome to the Bar!,” The Retainer, 19 December 1973, p. 13.

“A Gift Deserved,” The Retainer, 12 December 1973, p. 12.

“On First Reading Becker’s Poetry,” The Retainer, 6 December 1973, p. 12.

Review of Lawyer’s Lawyer: The Life of John W. Davis by William H. Harbaugh, The Retainer, 21 November 1973, p. 11.

“JFK Remembered: 1963 – 1973,” The Retainer, 21 November 1973, p. 11.

“Taylor’s Country Store,” The Retainer, 15 November 1973, p. 13.

“Pablo Casals,” The Retainer, 8 November 1973, p. 12.

“The Agnew Affair and Truth in America,” The Retainer, 24 October 1973, p. 12.

“We Cannot Live This Way,” The Retainer, 24 October 1973, p. 12.

“Marcel Duchamp: A Retrospective Exhibition,” The Retainer, 10 October 1973, p. 13.

Review of The Nero Wolfe Cookbook by the Editors of The Viking Press, The Retainer, 26 September 1973, p. 13.

“Personals,” The Retainer, 12 September 1973, p. 11.

“Getting to the Bottom of the Bar,” The Retainer, 12 September 1973, p. 9.

“The Black Box in the White House,” The Retainer, 25 July 1973, p. 10.

“Clio,” The Retainer, 27 June 1973, p. 11. (Reprinted in The Shingle, Summer, 1980, p. 30.)

“Cut the Noose!,” The Retainer, 20 June 1973, p. 10.

Review of The Left Bank Revisited, Edited by Hugh Ford, The Retainer, 31 May 1973, p. 13.

“The Watergate Era: What Can We Say?,” The Retainer, 23 May 1973, p. 10.

“Steak Au Poivre á la Mrs. Gustibus-The-Last-Time-She-Made-It,” The Retainer, 2 May 1973, p. 11.

“The Fight for Good Judges,” The Retainer, 2 May 1973, p. 10.

“Not Needed: A National Court of Appeals,” The Retainer, 11 April 1973, p. 11.

“Bobby Short’s Fitting Memorial to Sir Noel Coward,” The Retainer, 4 April 1973, p. 11.

“Fight Inflation: Eat Frozen Strawberry Souffle,” The Retainer, 28 March 1973, p. 11.

“Zuppa Inglese: Luscious, Festive Roman Dessert,” The Retainer, 7 March 1973, p. 11.

“Why Don’t You Knock It Off, Mayor Rizzo?,” The Retainer, 7 March 1973, p. 10. (Reprinted in The Philadelphia Daily News, 21 March 1973, p. 22.)

“Re: Answers to Interrogatories About those Testimonial Dinners,” The Retainer, 21 February 1973, p. 12.

Review of Patés & Other Marvelous Loaves by Dorothy Ivens, The Retainer, 14 February 1973, p. 11.

“Testimonial Dinners for Judicial Candidates Give Everyone Indigestion,” The Retainer, 7 February 1973, p. 10.

“On Speaking Our Piece,” The Retainer, 31 January 1973, p. 12.

Review of A Hotel is a Place by Shelley Berman, The Retainer, 24 January 1973, p. 11.

“‘This Is My Country and They Are My Bombers’,” The Retainer, 17 January 1973, p. 10.

Review of The Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers Book by Arlene Croce, The Retainer, 4 January 1973, p. 9.

“On Becoming One Year Old,” The Retainer, 4 January 1973, p. 8.

“Memorable Television: A Conversation With Chief Justice Warren,” The Retainer, 28 December 1972, p. 9.

“The Cramer Administration,” The Retainer, 28 December 1972, p. 8.

“Welcome to the Bar!,” The Retainer, 20 December 1972, p. 11.

Review of The Chili Cookbook by Johnrae Earl and James McCormick, The Retainer, 6 December 1972, p. 11.

“The Association as Huckster: Not So Finger-Lickin’ Good,” The Retainer, 6 December 1972, p. 11.

“Magic Museum: The Kroller-Muller Has No Peer,” The Retainer, 14 November 1972, p. 11.

“Coming Changes in Legal Education,” The Retainer, 14 November 1972, p. 11.

Review of The Chinese Cookbook by Craig Claiborne and Virginia Lee, The Retainer, 25 October 1972, p. 11.

“The Election: Straws In a Different Wind,” The Retainer, 25 October 1972, p. 10.

“Judge Joseph Sloane,” The Retainer, 17 October 1972, p. 10.

“A Thoughtful Board Member Speaks,” The Retainer, 3 October 1972, p. 10.

“Great Fish: The Mighty Striper,” The Retainer, 26 September 1972, p. 11.

“How to Get Merit Selection of Judges,” The Retainer, 26 September 1972, p. 10.

“Another Nest for The Gilded Cage,” The Retainer, 19 September 1972, p. 11.

“The Harbeson Collection of Chessmen and Boards,” The Retainer, 19 September 1972, p. 11.

“On Humanizing Authority,” The Retainer, 19 September 1972, p. 10.

“Edward B. Broderick,” The Retainer, 12 September 1972, p. 8.

“A Fellowship of Joggers Abroad,” The Retainer, 6 September 1972, p. 11.

“The Consortium Report: The Same Old Dismal Story,” The Retainer, 6 September 1972, p. 10.

“Four Paris Bistros,” The Retainer, 15 August 1972, p. 7.

“Sabbaticals For Practicing Lawyers,” The Retainer, 15 August 1972, p. 6.

“Summertime and the Livin’ Is Queasy,” The Retainer, 15 August 1972, p. 6.

Review of Paris Was Yesterday: 1925 – 1939 by Janet Flanner, The Retainer, 11 July 1972, p. 9.

“Dining in San Francisco,” The Retainer, 11 July 1972, p. 9.

“As the Death Penalty Dies,” The Retainer, 11 July 1972, p. 8.

“John W. Lord, Jr.,” The Retainer, 13 June 1972, p. 10.

“Divan 1 at Tivoli,” The Retainer, 6 June 1972, p. 11.

“Jack’s Chicken Mascotte,” The Retainer, 2 May 1972, p. 13.

“Law Day U.S.A. – Philadelphia: Be done with it,” The Retainer, 2 May 1972, p. 12.

“Gougére,” The Retainer, 25 April 1972, p. 11.

“The Perils of Trial Practice,” The Retainer, 25 April 1972, p. 10.

“Rye Bread for Earth Week,” The Retainer, 18 April 1972, p. 13.

“Retainer Announces ‘FARFO’,” The Retainer, 18 April 1972, p. 13.

“J.B.H. Carter,” The Retainer, 18 April 1972, p. 12.

“Are We Really Changing Our Vietnam Policy?,” The Retainer, 18 April 1972, p. 12.

“Poissons Au Beurre Blanc,” The Retainer, 11 April 1972, p. 13.

“Fish House Power Punch,” The Retainer, 4 April 1972, p. 13.

“Are Young Lawyers the ‘Same Old Herd’?,” The Retainer, 28 March 1972, p. 12.

“Mrs. Reardy’s Shrimp & Artichoke Casserole,” The Retainer, 14 March 1972, p. 13.

“Pesto Genovese,” The Retainer, 7 March 1972, p. 13.

“No Fault: Let’s Try It On the Merits,” The Retainer, 7 March 1972, p. 12.

“The Bouillabaisse Scene,” The Retainer, 29 February 1972, p. 13.

“Ann Louise Strong: Another Way to Contribute,” The Retainer, 29 February 1972, p. 13.

“Popovers,” The Retainer, 22 February 1972, p. 13.

“Law Day 1972: Is This Trip Necessary?,” The Retainer, 22 February 1972, p. 12.

“A Victory for St. Valentine – Charlotte Malakoff,” The Retainer, 8 February 1972, p. 13.

“The Troubles with the Bicentennial,” The Retainer, 8 February 1972, p. 12.

“Bobby Short Loves Cole Porter – With Good Reason,” The Retainer, 1 February 1972, p. 11.

“Cassoulet: Nobel Bean Stew,” The Retainer, 1 February 1972, p. 11.

“How the Retainer Got Its Name,” The Retainer, 1 February 1972, p. 9.

“The Martini Revisited,” The Retainer, 12 January 1972, p. 11.

“Recruiting Judges: There Must Be a Better Way,” The Retainer, 12 January 1972, p. 10.

“Korean Barbecued Beef,” The Retainer, 4 January 1972, p. 9.

“Paul Strand At the Museum,” The Retainer, 4 January 1972, p. 9.

“About This Page,” The Retainer, 4 January 1972, p. 9.

“Philadelphia and Its Lawyers,” The Retainer, 4 January 1972, p. 8.

“Memo,” The Retainer, 4 January 1972, p. 8.

“Non-Expo Bicen Should Celebrate Promise, Not the Fulfillment of ’76,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 6 May 1971, p. 33.

“Toward an Age of Aquarii,” The Shingle, February, 1970, p. 41.

Review of The Making of Urban America by John W. Reps, Villanova Law Review, Spring, 1965, p. 619.

“Zoning For Amenities,” Law and Contemporary Problems, Spring, 1955, p. 260.

“Norway: Education for Democracy,” Yale Political Journal, Spring, 1948, p. 9.