Arendt, Hannah, philosopher and political scientist (1906-1975). 2 autograph letters signed.

N. p. and [Sorrento], 11 March 1948 and 3 July 1961.

Altogether (½+1¾ =) 2¼ pp. 8vo and large 4to.

 2,500.00

In German. I: To Max Strauss, editor at the Schocken publishing house: "How utterly hideous! Just to tell you how much I wish that finally everything will be fine […]" (1948). Very well preserved.

II: The second letter is addressed to Hannah, Strauss's widow, reporting on the health of her friend Kurt Blumenfeld, whom she met in Jerusalem, where she witnessed the trial of Adolf Eichmann as a reporter.

On stationery with printed letterhead of the Cocumella Hotel in Sorrento; severe edge defects.

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