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John Stuart Mill

Ueber Die Freiheit

MILL,John Stuart. Ueber die Freiheit. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von E.Pickford. Frankfurt am Main, J.D.Sauerländer's Berlag, 1860

Octavo, contemporary quarter cloth and marbled boards, spine lettered gilt, pp.ix, (2), 164, discreet contemporary private library stamp on the title of C.Schierer, Breslau

First edition in German. Mill had wanted Theodor Gomperz to do the translation and had written to him on January 12th 1859 "I could not desire any better fate for it, supposing that when you have read it, you think it likely to be successful and useful in Germany" and in August 21st 1861 "I am glad you are not discouraged from prosecuting your translation of the Liberty by the fact of there being another translation in the field". Rare [BL and NLS only in Copac] Mineka, The Later Letters of John Stuart Mill, letter nos.349, 505.

Price- £550

John Stuart Mill - Ueber Die Freiheit
John Stuart Mill - Ueber Die Freiheit

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