Die fröhliche Wissenschaft. Friedrich Nietzsche.
Die fröhliche Wissenschaft
Die fröhliche Wissenschaft
Die fröhliche Wissenschaft

Die fröhliche Wissenschaft

Chemnitz: E. Schmeitzner, 1882. Hardcover. First edition, 1882. Hardcover with original front wrap bound-in. Cloth spine and corners in brown with gilt lettering on the spine, paper-covered boards speckled in brown and yellow, some rubbing to the extremities, tears at the crown of the spine. Evidence of removed bookplate on the front pastedown. Pages are lightly tanned and clean. Usually placed in Nietzsche's middle period, this book contains his first consideration of the idea of eternal recurrence, which would figure prominently in Thus Spoke Zarathustra, and also the first occurance of the famous formulation "God is dead." Good. Item #mon0002495966

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