Karl Marx. Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie [...] Erster Band. Author's presentation copy to Johann Georg Eccarius. Hamburg, 1867. Inscribed "Seinem Georg Eccarius / Lond. 18 Sept. 1867. Karl Marx" on verso of title. British Museum Reading-room ticket and some family papers loosely inserted.
First edition. Inscribed four days after publication to the general secretary of the First International, Johann Georg Eccarius, "one of my oldest friends and adherents": the most important Karl Marx presentation copy ever to have come to the market.