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

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

London: Printed for A. Strahan and T. Cadell Jun, and W. Davies (successor to Mr Cadell), 1796. Eighth edition. Three volumes. 8vo. Recent full speckled calf, spines with raised bands, gilt lettered red and black labels. A very good set. First published in 1776 and generally considered to be the founding work of modern economics; it immediately influenced the ruling classes with its skilful exposition of the case for free trade. "...the first and greatest classic of modern economic literature" (Printing and the Mind of Man). Item #35001

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