The Works of... With an Account of his Life and Writings by Dugald Scott. Adam SMITH.

The Works of... With an Account of his Life and Writings by Dugald Scott.

London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, [et al], 1812-11. First edition. Five volumes. 8vo. Slightly later tan half calf over marbled boards, spines with raised bands, new twin gilt lettered black labels, the armorial bookplates of Frederick Henry Norman to the front pastedown of each volume which are affixed over earlier, partially obscured, gift inscriptions. Expert repairs to several joints and spine ends with darkening to the leather, slight loss of gilt, a very good set overall. The final three volumes bear the date 1811, the first two volumes the following year. Volume I comprises "The Theory of Moral Sentiments", volumes II-IV "The Wealth of Nations" and volume V Smith's Essays and Dugald Scott's biography. Frederick Henry Norman (1839-1916), the son of a director of the Bank of England, was a notable financier and worked for the merchant bank Brown, Shipley & Co. for many years. Item #23882

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