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Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei ; veroffentlicht in Februar 1848
Bib ID 989850
Format BookBook
Author
Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
 
Description London : R. Hirschfeld, 1848? 
24 p. ; 22 cm. 
Notes

"Druck von R. Hirschfeld, English and foreign printer..." -- Imprint.

Published anonymously.

In collaboration with Friedrich Engels -- NUC Pre-1956.

This item is not the 1848 1st ed. Leon Kashnor, the London bookseller, claims it is a forgery -- C.A. Burmester.

Collation of 1st ed.p8s1 p4s2.-- (NUC. Pre-1956) This copy has no signatures.

Note in the printed catalogue of the Kashnor Collection reads: "The excessively rare first edition. Only a few copies are known. Bound in full crushed Levant morocco by Zaenhnsdorf. "

Library's copy has Cockerell marbled end-papers; leather bound with goffered edges.

Spine title: Marx. Communist Manifesto. 1848.

Entry for Marx in v. 2 of Library's Guide to the Collections, states that this item is not actually the 1848 ed. but a later (and unacknowledged) reprint. C.A. Burmester stated that Leon Kashnor, the London bookseller, said it was a forgery, but there is no mention of this in the 'Guide' entry for the Kashnor collection, v. 1.

Subjects Socialism.  |  Communism.
Other authors/contributors Engels, Friedrich, 1820-1895  |  R. Hirschfeld (Publisher)

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