Oct 13, 2022 - Sale 2617

Sale 2617 - Lot 52

Price Realized: $ 1,950
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
[Economics] Smith, Adam (1723-1790)
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.

Dublin: Printed for Whitestone et alia, 1776.

First Dublin edition, three octavo volumes, a mixed set, first two volumes a pair, the third volume smaller; bound in modern uniform half leather bindings; third volume with title page and following leaf badly stained; half-title and title pages in first and second volume with losses to the page along gutter repaired; two engravings of Smith added to the first volume; volumes I & II 8 1/4 x 5 in.; volume III: 7 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. (3)