Lot 83 of 221:
Lithographs illustrating Karl Marx  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$270
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Karl Marx' 'Capital' in Lithographs

Author:
Gellert, Hugo

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Ray Long & Richard R. Smith

Date:
[1934]

Description:

[2], 60, [1] leaves. With printed excerpts from "Capital" on versos of the leaves, an appropriate lithographic illustration by Hugo Gellert on the recto of the facing leaf. 25.5x17.5 cm (10x6¾"), burlap covered boards, pictorial endpapers. First Trade Edition.

Powerful lithographs by Hugo Gellert illustrating Karl Marx's "Das Kapital", considered as one of the best political works of the first half of the 20th century. Hugo Gellert (1892-1985) was a Hungarian-American printmaker and muralist, a radical socialist and member of the Communist Party of America. Ink inscription on front endpaper dated 1934.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Slight darkening to covers, very good, scarce.


 
Item number:
279714
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