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An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations

Author: Adam Smith; William Strahan; T Cadell; Thordarson Collection.
Publisher: London : Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, in the Strand, MDCCLXXVI [1776]
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Adam, 1723-1790.
Inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations.
London, W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1776
(OCoLC)889644937
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Smith; William Strahan; T Cadell; Thordarson Collection.
OCLC Number: 762139
Notes: First edition. Consult McCulloch and Scott.
Also issued with variant title page, with the addition of W. Creech at Edinburgh to the imprint. Consult English short title catalogue, N505134
Signatures: A⁴ a² B-3T⁴; [A]² B-4E⁴ F².
Bookseller's advertisements for T. Cadell, [1] page at end of volume 2.
Volume 2 has separate title page.
Description: 2 volumes ([12], 510; [4], 587, [1] pages) ; 30 cm (4to)
Contents: Book I. 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 --
Book II. Of the nature, accumulation, and employment of stock --
Book III. Of the different progress of opulence in different nations --
Book IV. Of systems of political economy --
Book V. Of the revenue of the sovereign or commonwealth.
Responsibility: 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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