Immanuel Kant, preparatory draft for Kritik der reinen Vernunft [Critique of pure reason].
One manuscript sheet in the hand of Immanuel Kant, one side in German, the other side in Latin. The former begins 'Wie kann man wissen was in einem Dinge uberhaupt was gar nicht den Sinnen gegeben ist.'[Konigsberg, c.1785]. (2pp)
Accompanied by a certificate of R Reitke, librarian of Konigsberg, that the document is in the hand of Kant [Konigsberg, 22 November 1879]. (1p)
A note, in German, that the text is a draft for Kritik der reinen Vernunft. (1p)
An engraved reproduction of portrait of Immanuel Kant from a painting by by von Dobler, 1791. Engraved and printed by A Weger, Leipzig. Original in Konigsberg.