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    One of the First Anarchist Philosophers

    P[ierre] J[oseph] Proudhon. Système des Contradictions Économiques ou Philosophie de la Misère. Paris: Chez Guillaumin et Cie, 1846. First edition. Two octavo volumes. [4], xliii, [1, blank], 435, [1, Table]; [4], 531, [1, Table] pages. Rebound in modern half blue levant morocco over contemporary marbled boards, spines stamped in gilt in compartments, burgundy gilt morocco lettering labels, five raised bands. Some minor rubbing to binding, some soiling, foxing in text with some marginal notations in pencil throughout. Still, a near fine copy.
    Proudhon (1809-1865) was one of the first Anarchist thinkers (who coined the statement, "property is theft,") and was a friend of Karl Marx's (until Marx wrote The Poverty of Philosophy, criticizing the above title).


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