Rare Book Collection

The Otto Friedrich von Gierke Collection

Max Weber, Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus

G.W.F. Hegel, Grundlinien der Philosophie des Rechts

Hugo Grotius, De iure belli ac pacis libri tres

The private library of Otto Friedrich von Gierke (1841-1921), a leader of the Germanist school of historical jurisprudence, was purchased in 1921. It comprises approximately 10,800 books, pamphlets and periodicals, and is particularyly strong in law and medieval history.



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