Karl Marx, CAPITAL, 1887 [SOLD]

Marx, Karl; Frederick Engels, ed.


A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production 

Volumes I and II.

Most pages uncut: unread and in wonderful condition.

First edition in English. Translated from the third German edition, by Samuel Moore and Edward Aveling, and edited by Frederick Engels.

The first French translation… was substantially revised by Marx himself; and those revisions taken into account when at length the first English translation, by Samuel Moore and Edward Aveling, appeared in London, in 1887, four years after Marx’s death, under the editorship of Engels. Aveling was the husband of Marx’s youngest daughter, Eleanor, and Moore an old friend…“.– Printing and the Mind of Man

London: Swan Sonnenschein, Lowrey, & Co. , 1887.  pp. xxxi, 363; 366-816. 8vo. Bound in brown cloth, boards ruled in blind, gilt lettering to spines. Previous owner’s ink name to half-titles, one-inch chip out of half-title of Vol. I (mis-cut), pages uncut after p. 24 and throughout Vol. II, light rubbing to edges, slight spine slant, Vol. II shows a spot of moisture soiling to top edge, extending to foredge and inside of rear board (also visible on the margins of first and last few pages). Overall a remarkably clean, bright, unread copy of this cornerstone of philosophy.  (#064479)

$18,000.00 USD