Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. , v-vi, , 2-131,  pp. Navy cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of 32s. 6d. on front flap of dust jacket. Edited by G. E. M. Anscombe and G. H. von Wright. Translated by G. E. M. Anscombe, one of his best and most devoted students (original German text on the versos, English translation on the rectos). This copy belonged to Marcus Singer, the well-known ethicist and professor of philosophy at UW Madison, and bears his signature on the free-front endpaper. The Notebooks is an important collection of Wittgenstein's unpublished writings and contains his earliest surviving philosophical work (Notes on Logic, dictated to Russell in 1913) as well his notes dictated to G. E. Moore in 1914. A beautiful copy of this book collecting the only surviving notebooks of Wittgenstein during the period in which he was working on the Tractatus, and his earliest surviving philosophical work. Fine / Near Fine. Item #00008914
A Fine book in a Near Fine dust jacket with slight toning to the spine panel.