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, interleaved throughout, pp.vi, 3-32, 242; 243-445, pencil notes throughout the first volume, a fine copy.
Provenance: engraved bookplate Briglands, Perthshire home of J.A.Clyde, (1863-1944) advocate. He was Lord President from 1920 until 1935 with the title of Lord Clyde.
First edition edited by Shield Nicholson who was Professor of Political Economy at Edinburgh University.