Inscribed by the author

Engels, Friedrich. In Sachen Brentano contra Marx wegen angeblicher Citatfälschung.

Hamburg, Verlag von Otto Meissner, 1891.

8vo. (4), 75, (1) pp. Original wrappers.


Inscribed by the author: "Prof. Antonio Labriola / Ld 9.4.91 omaggio dell'autore". First edition of Engels' defence against charges which the German economist and social reformer Lujo Brentano had levelled against Marx for supposedly having misquoted Gladstone in an 1863 speech.

Title-page slightly browned, margins somewhat brownstained. From the collection of the Italian Marxist theoretician Antonio Labriola (1843-1904); later in the library of Luigi dal Pane, with his stamp and small bookplate label on the title.


Rubel (Appendix) 111. Stammhammer I, 73, 13. Das Werk von Marx und Engels in der Lit. der dt. Sozialdemokratie, no. 536. Marx-Engels Erstdrucke 48.

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