Catalogue No.1 - History of Law

History of Law (Irish & English Legal History / European & International Law)

Hannah Arendt - Collection of six landmark publications by one of the most eminent philosopher's of the 20th century.

Arendt, Hannah.

Collection of six landmark publications by one of the most eminent philosopher’s of the 20th century. Already arrested by the Gestapo, upon her release in 1933, Hannah Arendt fled Nazi-Germany and wrote, among others, these following books which we offer as a unique collection. While the books in this collection are from different sources, it is important to mention that the first edition of “The Human Condition”, which is included here, is an astonishing association copy and was the personal copy of Hannah Arendt’s friend Alfred Kazin, with his ownership penciled onto the front free endpaper, a compliment’s card from Hannah Arendt laid in and some significant markings in pencil by Kazin within the text, highlighting his interest in certain statements by his friend Hannah. The collection includes in order of publication: 1. Hannah Arendt – The Origins of Totalitarianism – (First Edition, New York, 1951) / 2. Hanna Arendt – Rahel Varnhagen – The Life of a Jewess (First Edition, London, 1957) – [Publications of the Leo Baeck Institute of Jews from Germany] / 3. Hannah Arendt – The Human Condition (First Edition, Chicago, 1958) – Alfred Kazin’s personal copy with his name signed in full to the titlepage and a compliment’s card from the author Hannah Arendt, loosely inserted / 4. Hannah Arendt – Between Past and Future – Six Exercises in Political Thought (First Edition of a collection of essays in bookform, New York, 1961) – Name of preowner on endpaper / 5. Hannah Arendt – Eichmann in Jerusalem – A Report on the Banality of Evil (First Edition, New York, 1963) – Name of preowner on endpaper / 6. Revised and Enlarged Edition of Hannah Arendt’s – Eichmann in Jerusalem – A Report on the Banality of Evil (Second, enlarged and revised Edition, New York, 1964) – Name of preowner on endpaper / 7. Hannah Arendt – On Violence (First Edition, New York, 1969/1970) – Name of preowner on endpaper //

New York, London, Chicago, Harcourt, Brace & Company / Viking / Leo Baeck Institute / University of Chicago Press, 1951-1970. Octavo. Collation: IX, 477, XIV, 222, VI, 332, 246, 275, 312, 106 pages. All editions are in original Hardcover and with the exception of the first edition of “The Origins of Toitalitarianism” are in their original dustjackets in protective Mylar. All Volumes in excellent, very good+ or even near fine condition with only minor signs of external wear. Minor stain to lower edge and binding of the first edition of “Eichmann in Jerusalem”. The collection also includes an important special issue on Hannah Arendt, the critical publication “Text + Kritik Volume 166/167” with Anecdotes of contemporaries, Letters / Postcards to Walter Benjamin etc.

EUR 3.500,-- 

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Bolton, A Justice of Peace for Ireland: Consisting of Two Books.

Bolton, Sir Richard / Travers, Michael.

A Justice of Peace for Ireland: Consisting of Two Books. The First, declaring the Exercise of that Office by one or more Justices of Peace out of Sessions; The Second, setting forth the Form of Proceeding in Sessions and the Matter to be enquired of and handled therein. Composed by Sir Richard Bolton, Knt. – Chief Baron of His Majesty’s Court of Exchequer in Ireland. To which are now added, In an Alphabetical Order, All the Statutes now in Force in England and Ireland, (since Sir Richard Bolton published his said Treatise) which concern the Office of a Justice of Peace for Ireland, both in and out of Sessions. Here are likewise added, three Tables: The First shews the several Titles in Sir Richard Bolton’s Treatise to which additions have been made. The Second shews the several New Titles added; and the Third is designed for the more easy finding several Particular Matters contained under the General Titles. With a compleat Index to the whole. Also some Precedents of Committals, Convictions, Summonses and Warrants, are added, as a Help to Justices of the Peace in the Execution of their Office. With a Table of the Precedents. By Michael Travers, Esq.; Barrister at Law.

Two Volumes in one (complete). Dublin, Printed for J.Leathley and T.Moore in Dame-street and O.Nelson in Skinner-row, Booksellers, 1750. Quarto (23 cm x 27.5 cm). XIV, 586, XII, 292 pages. Hardcover / Original 18th-century full leather with gilt lettering on spine with replaced spine-label. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear and a minor crack to upper spine. Faded dampstain. Interior and binding firm and overall in very good condition. Bookplate of Richard Meade of Ballymartle to pastedown. Richard Meade’s full name in ink to endpaper.

EUR 1.280,-- 

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