SMITH, Adam (1723-1790). An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. London: W.Strahan and T.Cadell, 1776.
2 volumes, 4° (281 x 220mm). Final blank in vol.I, half-title in vol.II. With cancels U3, 2Z3, 3A4 and 3O4 in vol.I and 3Z4 in vol.II. (Occasional light spotting.) Contemporary calf (neatly rebacked in calf with green and red morocco lettering-pieces and gilt tooling in remaining compartments, light scuffing to extremities.) Provenance: C.M.Webster (inscriptions: 'Chris. M. Webster 1847').
FIRST EDITION. Rothschild 1897; Kress 7261; PMM 221. (2)