Archival note

Archival note by B. C. Barker-Benfield and A. Pichler (2017) on Ms-104 (Location: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. German d. 7 (New Summary Catalogue no. 47250)) • Language: German • Size and binding: Hardback notebook originally containing 100 lined (23 lines) leaves plus 2 front and end sheets of unlined blue-grey paper (pages III-IV and VII-VIII) of H240 x W193 mm inside an original stationer’s binding of black cloth-covered boards measuring approx. H246 x W205 mm, with text on both sides up to page 121 (folio 61v). The edges of the text-block are decorated with coloured marbling; pastedowns of the same blue-grey paper as the endleaves. 1 leaf was cut out between second and third leaf, leaving a stub (between pages paginated by Wittgenstein 2 and 3); see M. Pilch: "A Missing Folio at the Beginning of Wittgenstein's MS 104". Nordic Wittgenstein Review 4/2, 2015 • Pagination: Paginated by Wittgenstein in lower margin 1-130 (Bodleian fols. 2r-66r), starting with 1 on page with motto, and omitting page number 89 (after Bodleian fol. 45v) • Writing instrument: Grey pencil (two kinds, see e.g. page 19), red pencil (e.g. page 4), black pencil (e.g. page 71) • Style: German style for quotation marks • Provenance: Bought by the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, with the aid of a grant from the Pilgrim Trust, 1969 (earlier advertised at Sotheby’s sale of 7 July 1969, lot 842, but withdrawn) • Comment: We are grateful to M. Pilch for comments.