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SMITH, Adam. An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations.

Edinburgh. Printed for Adam and Charles Black, and William Tait, 1839. New edition.
8vo. [6], lxiii, [1], 648pp. With a half-title, an engraved portrait frontispiece, and one further engraved plate. Modern gilt-tooled calf-backed marbled paper boards, contrasting dark green morocco lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Early inked ownership inscription to head of title.
A revised and greatly enlarged Edinburgh-printed edition of Scottish philosopher Adam Smith's (1723-90) monumental work on market economics; with an introductory discourse and a life of the author by political economist John Ramsay McCulloch (1789-1864) which first appeared in his best-selling annotated edition of 1828.
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref: 30260