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    The Fifth Edition

    Adam Smith. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. London: Printed for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1789. Fifth edition. Three octavo volumes. A7B-Ii8Kk2; A5B-Kk8Ll6; A5B-Kk8Ll2. x, 499, [1, blank]; vi, 518, [5, appendix], [1, blank]; v, [1, blank], 465, [1, blank], [50, index] pages. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt titles on spines. Some rubbing, extremity wear with minor chips, corners a bit bumped, front joints and hinges cracked, rear joints and hinges starting, top edges darkened, foxing on endpapers, occasional faint foxing and thumbsoiling, Volume II has closed tear on rear endpaper. Bookplates on front pastedowns, with crest and Latin motto "Timor Dei Nobilitas." Overall, a very good set.

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    September, 2016
    15th Thursday
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