An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations / by Adam Smith, LL.D. and F.R.S., formerly professor of moral philosophy in the University of Glasgow ; in two volumes ; vol. I[-II].

First edition of this foundational work in classical economics.

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Smith, Adam, 1723-1790 (Author)
Corporate Author: Etherington Conservation Center, Inc., (Firm)
Other Authors: Strahan, William, 1715-1785 (Bookseller), Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802 (Bookseller), Stoddard, Howard J., 1901-1971 (Former owner)
Published: London : Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, in the Strand, MDCCLXXVI [1776]
Ownership and Custodial History:
Inscription in ink at head of first front fly-leaf recto: "[...] Kamp 1931"; Michigan State University Library bookplate on front paste-down: Gift of Howard J. Stoddard.
Local Note:
MSU: "2" added in manuscript to mis-signed signature 2Z3.
MSU: Conservation 2008 Etherington Conservation Services, Greensboro, NC
MSU: Conservation 2018 Wallace Conservation Lab, MSU Libraries
Binding Information:
Bound in contemporary quarter calf with sprinkled paper over paste-boards; two spine labels, one black calf and one brown; gilt tooled spine and spine labels; spine labels lettered in gilt.
Physical Description:2 volumes ; 29 cm (quarto)
Format: Book

MSU Special Collections - Rare Books

Holdings details from MSU Special Collections - Rare Books
Call Number: XX folio HB161 .S63 1776
Issues: copy 1 v.1
XX folio HB161 .S63 1776 Library Use Only Get this