Meersburg. -. Picture postcard, approx. 3-1/2 X 5-1/2; one and a half page letter on a bifolium , approx. 5-1/2 X 8-1/2 in. Letter folded for mailing; card with one bent corner. Item #203594
Fritz Mauthner (1849-1923) was a journalist, a novelist, a social critic, and an influential philologist, whose "Beiträge zu einer Kritik der Sprache" had a direct impact on the thinking of Ludwig Wittgenstein. His letter here concerns the etymology of loan-word from French "definieren"