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    Karl Marx. Das Kapital. Kritik der politschen Oekonomie. Hamburg: Otto Meissner, 1872. Second edition of the first volume (the only volume completed by Marx in his lifetime), revised and augmented by the author. Octavo (8.875 x 5.75 inches; 225 x 145 mm.). [ii], 822, [823]-828 (contents), [829]-830 (errata) pages. Later dark red morocco, spine lettered in gilt and ruled in blind, four raised bands; page edges untrimmed; plain endpapers; original front wrapper bound in (dated 1873). Boards gently bowed; board edges, joints, spine ends and raised bands all lightly worn. Endpapers lightly discolored; fore edges of pastedowns rippling slightly. Original wrapper edges worn, with a sizeable triangular chip to the upper edge, extending just beyond the decorative border; bottom corner lacking. Page edges lightly worn; faint tidemark to lower margin of title-leaf and roughly the first 400 leaves (though pretty negligible after the first fifty); occasional light foxing throughout, some dust soiling to terminal leaves. Very good. Printing and the Mind of Man, 359 (first edition). From the Marilyn R. Duff Collection.

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