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And the Crooked Shall Be Made Straight, The Eichmann Trial, the Jewish Catastrophe, and Hannah Arendt’s NarrativeRobinson Jacob Presentation copy-- "To Will Maslow [the noted civil rights lawyer] / in thankful recognition for your generous / help / From the Author / 10/8/65" The work written by the founder of the Institute of Jewish Affairs and special consultant on Jewish matters to Robert H. Jackson at Nuremberg, represented as "a definitive, devastating criticism of" Hannah Arendt's 'Eichmann in Jerusalem'
Tenants Law: A Treatise of great Use, for Tenants and Farmers Of all Kinds And all other Persons . . . touching Leases, Rents Distresses, Replevins, and other incidents between Landlord and Tenant, and Tenant and Tenant [etc.]. Fourth Edition. Wing T52AModern unlettered blind tooled and decorated calf, light browning, else crisp and well preserved, with the advertising leaf; the Taussig copy The uncommon final edition of the first English legal treatise titled 'Tenants Law' (expanded anonymously thereafter), with a final chapter glossing the Rebuilding of London Act of 1666 [19 Car II c.8] following the Great Fire; five copies in ESTC
Grotius Hugo Modern calf, blind decorated and gilt ruled, all edges gilt, decorated endpapers and pastedowns, clean, fresh and quite pretty; the Taussig copy Grotius' first work on international law, "proclaiming, explaining, and in no small measure making the 'freedom of the seas'", one of seven editions published during his life, an attractive, pocket-sized Elzevier printing with the engraved title
Original Precedents of Settlements, Drawn by the Most Distinguished Conveyancers of the Present Day, and Now First Published under the Direction and Inspection of James Barry BirdBird James Barry Contemporary calf, rebacked, rubbed, else quite clean; with an eight-page, 174 item Clarke & Son law book catalogue not in OCLC or COPAC appended Only edition of an uncommon work, seeking to build on the efforts of Fearne, Hargrave, and Butler, and (with the exception of one settlement of Fearne's) including only precedents wholly drawn by counsel then practising; 5 copies in ESTC in the USA
Curiosities of Street Literature: Comprising “Cocks,” or “Catchpennies,” A Large and Curious Assortment of Street-Drolleries, Squibs . . . Dying Speeches and Confessions [etc.]. With a New Introduction by Leslie Shepard. Two VolumesHindley Charles Cloth-backed marbled boards, gilt, a bit rubbed, but quite a good set, reproducing the original 1871 edition With a lengthy last Division (of four) on The "Gallows" Literature of the Streets, with just over seventy full-page images
Fehrenbacher Don E. Original cloth, a very good copy in a chipped dustjacket; with C. Vann Woodward's New York Review of Books review (rather browned) laid in Professor Fehrenbacher's principal work, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 1979; in the words of C. Vann Woodward "probably the most thorough study of any Supreme Court decision ever undertaken"