The Resource 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

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

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An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations
Title
An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations
Statement of responsibility
by Adam Smith, LL.D. and F.R.S., formerly professor of moral philosophy in the University of Glasgow ; in two volumes
Title variation
  • Nature and causes of the wealth of nations
  • Wealth of nations
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Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • T96668
  • 1897
Citation source
  • ESTC
  • Rothschild
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1723-1790
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Smith, Adam
Dewey number
330
Index
no index present
LC call number
HB161
LC item number
.S6 1776
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • 1715-1785
  • 1742-1802
  • 1854-1925
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  • Strahan, William
  • Cadell, T.
  • Strickland, William
  • Mavor, James
  • Business Historical Society
  • Baker Library
  • University of Toronto
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Economics
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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
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Publication
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  • First edition
  • Signatures: v. 1: Áþ a℗ø B-3T́þ (3T4 blank); v. 2: [A]℗ø B-4Éþ 4F℗ø
  • Publisher's advertisement on leaf 4F2v in v. 2
Contents
  • v. 1.
  • Of the causes of improvement in the productive powers of labour, and of the order according to which its produce is naturally distributed among the different ranks of the people
  • Of the nature, accumulation, and employment of stock
  • Of the different progress of opulence in different nations
  • v. 2.
  • Of systems of political oeconomy
  • Of the revenue of the sovereign or commonwealth
Extent
1 online resource (2 v.)
Form of item
online
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in early calfskin. Both volumes are rebacked and all text block edges are stained red. The bookplate of the Business Historical Society, Inc., with the ink cancellation stamp of the Baker Library is present on both front pastedowns. The embossed stamp of James Mavor, University of Toronto, is present on both front flyleaves and the embossed stamp of the University of Toronto Library is present on the title page of vol. 1. The title pages of both volumes contain the perforation stamp of the Boston Public Library. The autograph of William Strickland, in an early hand, is present at the head of the title page of vol. 1.
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remote
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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
Link
Publication
Note
  • First edition
  • Signatures: v. 1: Áþ a℗ø B-3T́þ (3T4 blank); v. 2: [A]℗ø B-4Éþ 4F℗ø
  • Publisher's advertisement on leaf 4F2v in v. 2
Contents
  • v. 1.
  • Of the causes of improvement in the productive powers of labour, and of the order according to which its produce is naturally distributed among the different ranks of the people
  • Of the nature, accumulation, and employment of stock
  • Of the different progress of opulence in different nations
  • v. 2.
  • Of systems of political oeconomy
  • Of the revenue of the sovereign or commonwealth
Extent
1 online resource (2 v.)
Form of item
online
Note
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in early calfskin. Both volumes are rebacked and all text block edges are stained red. The bookplate of the Business Historical Society, Inc., with the ink cancellation stamp of the Baker Library is present on both front pastedowns. The embossed stamp of James Mavor, University of Toronto, is present on both front flyleaves and the embossed stamp of the University of Toronto Library is present on the title page of vol. 1. The title pages of both volumes contain the perforation stamp of the Boston Public Library. The autograph of William Strickland, in an early hand, is present at the head of the title page of vol. 1.
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remote

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