Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1939. First edition. Softcover. Quarto (9 1/2 x 6"). , 246pp. Original printed wrappers, with publisher's logo on front cover and title page.
Written by leading experts and dedicated to the renowned German legal historian Paul Koschaker (1879-1951), this work is a collection of 23 texts on Near Eastern Law in Antiquity.
The ancient Near East was the home of early civilizations, and the articles contained in this book examine such themes as contracts, delict, property and family law in the law and legal systems from Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Hittite Empire, the Babylonian Empire and the Akkadian Empire.
Minor shelf wear. Spine age-toned. Texts in German (15), Italian (1), English (3), and French (4). Wrappers in overall good to good+, interior in very good condition. g to vg. Item #41551