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AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS...IN THREE VOLUMES. A NEW EDITION by  Adam Smith - 1796 - from David M. Lesser, Fine Antiquarian Books LLC and Biblio.com

AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS...IN THREE VOLUMES. A NEW EDITION

by Smith, Adam

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Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1796. 412; 430; 387, [1 blank], [53], [1 blank] pp. Contemporary tree calf [some chipping], rebacked with remnants of original spines laid down. Scattered toning, generally light foxing, lightly worn. Good+. The second American edition, the first having issued in 1789, also published by Dobson. 'Printing and the Mind of Man' describes this work as "the first and greatest classic of modern economic thought." Evans 31196. PMM 221 [London, 1776]. Kress 3288.
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  • Bookseller: David M. Lesser, Fine Antiquarian Books LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 30670
  • Title: AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS...IN THREE VOLUMES. A NEW EDITION
  • Author: Smith, Adam
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Thomas Dobson
  • Place: Philadelphia
  • Date published: 1796
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