E.J. Cohn Manual of German Law

I know it's Sunday, but I'd like to ploug a law book. Before I came to Germany, when I was first encountering German law, I picked up two volumes of this at Wildy's , 2nd edition, 1968 and 1971, for £5 and £6, which was a bargain at the time (about 1980). E.J. Cohn was a German who was a barrister of Lincoln's Inn. His book goes through the German Civil Code of the time, explaining it in English for English lawyers. There is a German index as well as an English one, and in the first volume a copy from the German Land Register (Grundbuch) and a bibliography. The second volume deals with commercial law, but also conflict of laws, civil procedure, banktuptcy, nationality and family law of East Germany. I must admit I've mainly used the first book. But now looking at the page describing the Prokurist and the beginning of nationality (the law of nationality has changed somewhat now), both compared with the situation in England and Wales in a clear way, I can confirm that the book is still useful today - not as a guide to current German law, but as a comparative introduction to German law, which it places in its historical context. Unfortunately I haven't found extracts online. There are articles about the book, but none accessible without payment. Here's the abstract of an article about German lawyers uprooted:
Ernst Joseph Cohn was born in Breslau, Germany on August 7, 1904 to Max Cohn and Charlotte Ruß. Before taking up his studies at the law faculty of the University of Leipzig in Germany, he attended the primary and secondary schools of his home town. His doctoral thesis deals with problems of communication of declarations of intention through the medium of messengers, in particular with the legal effect of a declaration received by a messenger. He obtained his doctorate degree as a summa cum laude ...
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