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Scottish Enlightenment

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William Julius Mickle. The Lusiad; or, the Discovery of India. An Epic Poem. 1778 2nd edition

WILLIAM JULIUS MICKLE

The Lusiad; or, the Discovery of India. An Epic Poem. 1778 2nd edition

Critical attack on Adam Smith’s laissez-faire doctrines to the East India Trade in the Wealth of Nations

MICKLE, William Julius. The Lusiad; or, the Discovery of India. An Epic Poem. Translated from the Original Portugese of Luis de Camöens. The Second Edition. Oxford, Jackson and Lister 1778 Quarto, contemporary tree calf, edges worn, rebacked, red morocco label, (2) + ccxxxvipp + 496pp, including the dedication to the Duke of Buccleuch, engraved ....

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William Shaw. A Galic and English Dictionary. 1780 First edition

WILLIAM SHAW

A Galic and English Dictionary. 1780 First edition

The First Gaelic/English Dictionary

SHAW, William. A Galic and English Dictionary. Containing all the words in the Scotch and Irish Dialects of the Celtic, that could be collected from the Voice, and Old Books and Mss. London, W and A Strahan 1780 2 volumes bound in one, quarto, contemporary tree calf, rubbed, scuffed and worn, contemporary red morocco label lettered gilt, (6) + (18....

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Adam Smith. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. Glasgow 1805

ADAM SMITH

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. Glasgow 1805

First printing in Scotland and first with a portrait

ADAM SMITH An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. New Edition in Four Volumes. Embellished with an Elegant Head of the Author. Embellished with an Elegant Head of the Author. Glasgow, R.Chapman 1805 4 volumes, twelvemo, ORIGINAL PALE BLUE BOARDS, UNCUT, original printed paper labels, engraved frontispiece portrait of Ad....

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Adam Smith. The Wealth of Nations. 1884

ADAM SMITH

The Wealth of Nations. 1884

An interleaved copy

SMITH,Adam. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. With an Introductory Essay and Notes by Joseph Shield Nicholson,M.A. London, T.Nelson and Sons 1884 1 volume bound in 2 volumes, octavo, contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards, calf edges, maroon morocco labels lettered gilt, five raised bands, leaf edges uncut, int....

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Adam Smith. The Wealth of Nations. 1786 Fourth edition

ADAM SMITH

The Wealth of Nations. 1786 Fourth edition

SMITH,ADAM. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. In Three Volumes. The Fourth Edition. London, A.Strahan and T.Cadell 1786 3 volumes, octavo, contemporary half calf and marbled boards, contemporary red morocco labels lettered gilt with volume numbers in gilt, head and tails worn, leaf edges entirely uncut, pp.viii + 499....

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Adam Smith. The Works 1811-1812 First edition

ADAM SMITH

The Works 1811-1812 First edition

SMITH,Adam The Works of Adam Smith, LL.D....With an account of his life and writings by Dugald Stewart. In Five Volumes. London, T.Cadell and W.Davies 1811-1812 5 volumes, octavo, contemporary calf, contemporary labels lettered in gilt, edges rubbed, covers scuffed, ruled in gilt, spines richly gilt, pp.xv +611; viii + (1) + 499; vi + 523; v + (1....

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