MIA: M.I.A. Library: MECW


Lawrence & Wishart, who hold the copyright for the Marx Engels Collected Works, have directed Marxists Internet Archive to delete all texts originating from MECW. Accordingly, from 30th April 2014, no material from MECW is available from marxists.org.
English translations of Marx and Engels from other sources will continue to be available.

See Internationale Marx-Engels-Stiftung, for information about original manuscripts of Marx and Engels.

You can buy a volume of MECW for $25-$50 from on line booksellers

General IntroductionPubl.
Volume 1(M) August 1835-March 1843.1975
Volume 2(E) August 1838-December 1842.1975
Volume 3(M) March 1843-Aug 1844. (E) May 1843-June 1844.1975
Volume 4(M/E) 1844-45, incl. Holy Family & Condition of Working Class1975
Volume 5(M/E) April 1845-April 1847, including German Ideology.1975
Volume 6(M/E) 1845-48, including Poverty of Philosophy and Manifesto1976
Volume 7(M/E) 1848, articles for Neue Rheinische Zeitung.1977
Volume 8(M/E) 1848-49, articles from Neue Rheinische Zeitung.1977
Volume 9(M/E) 1849, articles from Neue Rheinische Zeitung.1977
Volume 10(M/E) 1849-51, including Peasant War in Germany1978
Volume 11(M/E) 1851-53, including Eighteenth Brumaire1979
Volume 12(M/E) 1853-54, mainly on British Colonialism.1979
Volume 13(M/E) 1854-55, re Revolutionary Spain and Crimean War.1980
Volume 14(M/E) 1855-56, incl. material on British politics and Crimean War.1980
Volume 15(M/E) 1856-58, mainly Europe and India.1986
Volume 16(M/E) 1858-60, mainly events in Europe1980
Volume 17(M/E) 1859-60, including Herr Vogt and military matters.1981
Volume 18(M/E) 1857-62, Articles for Encyclopaedia.1987
Volume 19(M/E) 1861-64, including material on American Civil War1984
Volume 20(M/E) 1864-68, including Value, Prices and Profit.1985
Volume 21(M/E) 1867-70, re International Workingmen's Association.1985
Volume 22(M/E) 1870-71, re Fanco-Prussian War.1986
Volume 23(M/E) 1871-74, re International, Bakunin, Housing Question.1988
Volume 24(M/E) 1874-83, Crit. / Gotha Prog. & Utopian & Scientific1989
Volume 25(E) Anti-Dühring, Dialectics of Nature1987
Volume 26(E) 1882-89, including Origin of the Family, etc1990
Volume 27(E) 1890-95, re Europe.1990
Volume 28(M) Economic Works, 1857-18611986
Volume 29(M) Economic Works, 1857-18611987
Volume 30(M) Economic Works, 1861-18631988
Volume 31(M) 1861-63, Economic Manuscripts1989
Volume 32(M) 1861-63, Economic Manuscripts1989
Volume 33(M) 1861-63, Economic Manuscripts1991
Volume 34(M) Economic Works, 1861-18641994
Volume 35(M) Capital, Volume I1996
Volume 36(M) Capital, Volume II1997
Volume 37(M) Capital, Volume III1998
Volume 38(M/E) 1844-51, Letters1982
Volume 39(M/E) 1852-55, Letters1983
Volume 40(M/E) 1856-59, Letters1983
Volume 41(M/E) 1860-64, Letters1985
Volume 42(M/E) 1864-68, Letters1987
Volume 43(M/E) 1868-70, Letters1988
Volume 44(M/E) 1870-73, Letters1989
Volume 45(M/E) 1874-79, Letters1991
Volume 46(M/E) 1880-83, Letters1992
Volume 47(E) 1883-86, Letters1995
Volume 48(E) 1887-90, Letters2001
Volume 49(E) 1890-92, Letters2001
Volume 50(E) 1892-95, Letters2004


The MECW is not the complete works. The following material is available on MIA which is not included in the MECW:

Notes on Ricardo, Marx, 1845 Marx's Mathematical Manuscripts, 1881
Fragments on Literature and Art as well as some of the material in the
Biographical section and in the
International Workingmen's Association Section.


Apart from these, many of the most valued works of Marx and Engels were translated by Progress Publishers in the USSR and some other works by other publishers, and are in the public domain, and may be found in the Marx-Engels archive on marxists.org.