La revision du proces Dreyfus. I: Débats de la cour de cassation. II: Enquète de la Cour de Cassation.
Large 8vo. 2 vols. (4), 714, (2) pp. 368 pp. Contemporary half cloth with giltstamped spine labels.
Comprehensive documentation of the debates and inquiries conducted by the French court of cassation before opening the investigation to review the Dreyfus case. On 1 March 1899, the new President of the Civil Chamber of the Supreme Court, Alexis Ballot-Beaupré, was appointed recorder for the consideration of the application for review: after a new trial in Rennes, Dreyfus was again found guilty, but pardoned; only in 1906 would the rehabilitation process be completed. An appealing, well-preserved set, documenting the most important cause célèbre in French history, published as Dreyfus returned from Devil's Island. 1973 bookplate of the German law scholar Fritz Sturm (1925-2015) to pastedown.