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WITTGENSTEIN, Ludwig.

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  1. 128528
    An affectionate but frustrated autograph letter signed from Wittgenstein to Moritz Schlick, the founder of the Vienna Circle, in which Wittgenstein expresses his regrets over appearing to condone the plagiarism apparent in Rudolf Carnap's most recent paper through his own inaction.
    Wittgenstein received Carnap's offprint,... Learn More
    £22,500

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  2. 131192
    First edition, first impression, of this testimony to the thought processes of the brilliant Austrian philosopher, with parallel English and German texts. A number of Wittgenstein's notebooks were destroyed on his orders in 1950, including most from the period of the Tractatus. However, three of the last survived by chance,... Learn More
    £300

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  3. 125575
    First edition, first printing, with parallel English and German text. Throughout his career, Wittgenstein collected paper clippings of his work, sometimes from copies of transcripts that no longer survive. He did not, however, "merely keep these fragments, but worked on them, altered and polished them in their cut-up condition"... Learn More
    £175

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  4. 121989
    First edition, first impression, of this scarce and definitive select concordance of the German text of Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations as given in the second edition (Basil Blackwell, 1958), intended for "all scholars and students seriously concerned with the understanding and interpretation of this important... Learn More
    £225

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  5. 132933
    First edition in English, first impression. Considered a transitional work alongside Philosophical Remarks, Philosophical Grammar had been published in German by Blackwell in 1969. "The fruits of his work from 1929 to 1932 were embodied in a 762 page typescript, known as the 'Big Typescript', dictated at the Hochreit in... Learn More
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  6. 132934
    First edition in English of Wittgenstein's Philosophische Bemerkungen (first 1964), edited by Wittgenstein's student and close friend, the American philosopher Rush Rhees. Monk calls it "the most verificationist, and at the same time the most phenomenological, of all his writings. It uses the tools adopted by the Vienna... Learn More
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  7. 127015
    First US editions, first printings, originally published in the UK in the same respective years. The lecture notes were made by students of Wittgenstein during their studentship, and his professorship, at the University of Cambridge. Of the students, John King would go on to be a friend of the philosopher, while Desmond... Learn More
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  8. 132938
    First edition, first printing, of this multi-faceted collection of memories of Wittgenstein. Essays are contributed by his sister Hermine Wittgenstein, his Russian teacher Fania Pascal, his fellow Cambridge classmate F. R. Leavis, and two of his pupils and close friends, John King and M. O'C. Drury. The editor, the American... Learn More
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  9. 127812
    First editions, first impressions, of this important contribution to Wittgenstein scholarship. Learn More
    £150

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