Item #013302 The Nemesis of Docility a Study of German Character. Edmond Holmes.

The Nemesis of Docility a Study of German Character

NY: Dutton, 1916. First American Edition. Hardcover. First US edition, with Dutton title page, the book printed in England from original plates. Blue cloth, 8vo, vii, 264, lacking dustjacket. Private library bookplate on front pastedown and paper shelving label foot of spine. Gilt titles, spine darkened, covers moderately soiled, internals nice. Author makes a compelling case for the character of the German people to be amenable to authoritarianism, a prescient view in 1916, years before Hitler took dictatorial power. Not uncommon in academic libraries, but uncommon in rare book commerce. Very Good. Item #013302

Price: $250.00

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