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Karl Marx as a newspaper reporter... 2 articles both signed...
Item # 667708
September 2, 1853
NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Sept. 2, 1853
* Karl Marx - German revolutionary socialist
Two articles, both signed - the first article takes 1.5 column on pg. 5, titled "Urquhart - Bem"and the second article begins on page 5 and ends on page 8 which is titled: "The Turkish Question in the Commons" taking a total of almost 3 columns. These are written by Karl Marx. See images for portion.
Note: This is an interesting issue which provides the opportunity for a collector to own an original/authentic newspaper with an article written by Karl Marx, the communist revolutionary who would become more famous after his death than during his lifetime. Karl spent most of his life in exile, part of which was in London where he joined the Communist League. As noted in the website "The History Guide": "...during the first half of the 1850s the Marx family lived in poverty in a three room flat in the Soho quarter of London. Marx and Jenny already had four children and two more were to follow. Marx's major source of income at this time was Engels who was trying a steadily increasing income from the family business in Manchester. This was supplemented by weekly articles written as a foreign correspondent for the New York Daily Tribune ."
Other news of the day with period advertisements is found throughout.
Complete with all 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally good.
Category: Pre-Civil War