Oct 12, 2023 - Sale 2648

Sale 2648 - Lot 103

Price Realized: $ 17,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
[Economics] Smith, Adam (1723-1790)
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.

London: Printed for W. Strahan & T. Cadell, 1778.

Second edition, two large quarto volumes, half-title present in second volume; four leaves of publisher's ads bound at the end of the second volume; title of first volume with two closed tears (both repaired on verso); bound in contemporary full English calf, recently rebacked and housed in custom buckram slipcase; ex libris Robert Barclay (b. 1732) of Ury in Aberdeenshire, Edinburgh, with bookplates in both volumes depicting a dove with an olive branch and the motto, "Cedant Arma"; 11 x 9 in. (2)

Goldsmiths 11663; ESTC T95117.