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Thank you, Federal Reserve: First edition of Ayn Rand’s ‘The Fountainhead’ on sale for $75,000

February 11, 2019

The 52nd California International Antiquarian Book Fair is ongoing this weekend in Oakland, California. By the looks of things, the rare book market is very strong. … But the highest price I spotted was for the first edition (1867) of the anti-capitalist tract Das Kapital by Karl Marx. It was on sale for $175,000. … Marx must have put a lot of labor into writing that book.

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