Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (22 January 1729 – 15 February 1781) was a German writer, philosopher, dramatist, publicist and art critic, and one of the most outstanding representatives of the Enlightenment era. His plays and theoretical writings substantially influenced the development of German literature.
These 8 volumes cover his work.
Please NOTE: The text of these books is in German.
Volume 1: Gedichte, Fabeln, Lustspiele (Poetry, Fable, Pleasure Games) - 793 pages
Volume 2: Trauerspiele, Nathan, Dramatische Fragmente (Mourning Games, Natahn the wise, Dramatic Fragments) - 798 pages
Volume 3: Fruhe kritische Schriften (Early critical writings) - 807 pages
Volume 4: Dramaturgishe Schriften (Dramatic Writings) - 941 pages
Volume 5: Literaturkritik, Poetik und Philologie (Literary criticism, Poetry and Philology) - 1104 pages
Volume 6: Kunsttheoretische und kunshistorische Schriften (Art Theory and Art History Writings) - 1102 pages
Volume 7: Theologiekitische Schriften I und II (Critical Theology Writings i and II) - 990 pages
Volume 8: Theologiekritische Schriften III, Philosophische Schriften (Critical Theological Writings III, Philosophical Writings) - 976 pages
All the books have their dust jackets. The dust jackets show some signs of shelf wear and rubbing. The spine of the dust jacket for Volume 4 has a small tear in it. Internally, the pages are in excellent condition and the bindings are firm.