The Frock-Coated Communist: The Revolutionary Life of Friedrich Engels.
London, Allen Lane. 2009..
First edition, first printing; 8vo; original boards and dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. Engels was the co-founder of international communism yet spent his career working in the Manchester cotton industry, riding to the Cheshire hounds and enjoying the comfortable, middle class life of a Victorian gentleman. Fine in fine dust jacket.