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SMITH, ADAM. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. London: for W. Strahan and T. Cadell 1776. 2 vols., 4to, 275 x 223mm. (10 13/16 x 8 3/4in.), contemporary polished calf gilt, rebacked preserving original backstrip with red and green morocco labels, corners a trifle bruised, 0o4 in vol. 1 torn catching page numerals, Rrr3 in vol. 2 torn and with old repair, Uuu2 in vol. 2 torn touching headline, very occasional and minor spotting, cloth slipcase. FIRST EDITION, half-title in vol. 2 only as issued, M3, Q1 and 2Z3 cancelled in vol. 1, publisher's advertisement on 2: 4F2v. Grolier English 47; Kress 7621; PMM 221; Rothschild 1897, 1899; Sabin 82303.

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SMITH, ADAM. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. London: for W. Strahan and T. Cadell 1776. 2 vols., 4to, 275 x 223mm. (10 13/16 x 8 3/4in.), contemporary polished calf gilt, rebacked preserving original backstrip with red and green morocco labels, corners a trifle bruised, 0o4 in vol. 1 torn catching page numerals, Rrr3 in vol. 2 torn and with old repair, Uuu2 in vol. 2 torn touching headline, very occasional and minor spotting, cloth slipcase. FIRST EDITION, half-title in vol. 2 only as issued, M3, Q1 and 2Z3 cancelled in vol. 1, publisher's advertisement on 2: 4F2v. Grolier English 47; Kress 7621; PMM 221; Rothschild 1897, 1899; Sabin 82303.

"The first and greatest classic of modern economic thought" -- Printing and the Mind of Man.

Provenance: I. Baker Holroyd, Esq., contemporary engraved armorial bookplate -- E. Hubert Litchfield, bookplate. (2)
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