New York: The Humboldt Publishing Company, 1889.
First American edition, translated from the third German edition by Samuel Moore and Edward Aveling and edited by Frederick Engels. Two editions were published in America in 1889, the other by Appleton with the priority undecided. Bound in publisher's original maroon buckram tripple-ruled in black, spine lettered in gilt, patterned endpapers. Near Fine with light wear to cloth at spine ends and corners, subtle repairs visible at spine joints, spine discolored. Front inner hinge and front free endpaper repaired; rear inner hinge slightly cracked. Pages toned. Marx's groundbreaking work of political economy Das Kapital, a spark which would eventually ignite many of the largest conflagrations of the 20th century. Item #140941076