8vo, 23cm, [xxx],429,p.. Original blind-stamped pebbled cloth (light rubbing to spine endcaps; inner hinges cracked), gilt titled spine. The classic work of political economy by Scottish economist and philosopher, Adam Smith. First published in 1779, the work explores the foundation of national economies and is one of the earliest books published in Britain to explore this in a complete form. A very good copy. [Ref: 2459]
Author Smith, Adam. LL.D., F.R.S.
Publisher London: T. Nelson And Sons, Paternoster Row,