Lot 640 of 725:
Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations 5th Edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$510
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$500 - $800

Title:
An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations
Author:
Smith, Adam
Place:
Edinburgh
Publisher:
Mundell, Doig, and Stevenson
Date:
1809
Description:

3 volumes. (8vo) 21x13 cm (8¼x5¼") old polished tan calf with modern rebacking, spines gilt, red and blue labels. Fifth Edition.

First published in 1776. Adam Smith's ground-breaking analysis of capitalist economics. The book is of profound influence in the development of modern society, and its appearance in the same year as the American Declaration of Independence matched the burgeoning political freedom to the unfettering of economic activity.

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Condition:
Edges rubbed, light foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
246214
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