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SMITH, Adam.

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.

Tokyo: Yushodo Booksellers Ltd, 1976 Stock Code: 129998
£425.00
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Facsimile of the first edition of the Wealth of Nations, number 449 of 1,000 copies, published to commemorate the bicentenary of the work's first publication. Loosely inserted in this copy is a bibliographic history of the Wealth of Nations in Japanese, also published for the bicentenary (a little chipped and creased).

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Description

2 volumes, folio. Original brown morocco, spines lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers. Housed in the original blue cloth slipcase.

Condition

Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Spines very faintly sunned, a few trivial marks to covers, else a fine set.

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