The sixth edition of An Inquiry Into The Causes Of The Wealth Of Nations by Adam Smith. Octavo, [three volumes], x, 499pp; vi, 518pp, [5pp appendix], v, , 465pp, [index]. Contemporary full brown calf, titles in gilt on red morocco label on spine, decorative bands, individual volumes in gilt on spine. Reinforced hinges of volume I. Bookplate of John Robert Hall affixed to the front endpaper of each volume. Scattered foxing, not affecting text. (Goldsmiths 14612) (Kress B2209) An overall very good copy of this important work by Adam Smith.
Comments: The sixth edition of this important work by Adam Smith was the first published after his death. Smith spent 10 years writing and perfecting his classic work on modern theories of economic thought, which was first released in 1776.