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Das Kapital by Karl Marx - $316,000 (1st Edition)

22. Das Kapital by Karl Marx – $316,000 (1st Edition)

By writing Das Kapital, Karl Marx single-handedly laid down one of the most important foundational pillars of politics, economics, and materialist philosophy. Born in Germany, Karl Max wore many hats – he was an economist, philosopher, historian, sociologist, and more!

Considering how influential this book has been in so many aspects of the modern world, this extremely rare first edition is valued at $316,000.
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