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    Adam Smith. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. London: William Allason, 1819.

    Third edition. Three octavo volumes. ix, 360; vi, 514; v, 499 pages.

    Contemporary full calf with double ruled borders stamped in gilt on the boards, additional floral borders stamped in blind on the boards, and decoration and titles stamped in gilt on the spine. All edges marbled. Boards of each volume worn at the edges and corners. Joints starting to crack on each volume. A small area of loss at the head of the spine of volume three. Leather is in need of professional attention. Contents tight but moderately toned and foxed. Old book plate on the front pastedown of each volume. A handsome set in very good condition.


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