1814 Wealth of Nations Adam Smith Economics Industrial Revolution Capitalism 4v Nobody ever saw a dog make a fair and deliberate exchange of one bone for another with another dog. Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations An early 19th-century edition of the famous Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith. Wealth of Nations was one of the world s first collected descriptions of what builds a nations economy, wealth, and capitalism. Smith begins this landmark work by stating that the source of a nation s wealth comes from the labor of the people. Throughout the rest of the work, Smith shows how productivity and financial exchanges are the root of a working economy. This rare 1814 four volume edition was published in Edinburgh in three volumes with an additional volume by Buchanan on his Observations on the subjects treated of in Dr. Smith's Inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. Item number: #7411 Price: $1950 SMITH, Adam An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations: with a life of the author Edinburgh: Oliphant, Waugh & Innes; London: John Murray, 1814 Details: Collation: Complete with all pages 4 volumes Vol 1-3 Smith s Wealth of Nations Volume 4 is Buchanan s Observations on Smith s Wealth of Nations Vol. 1: [x], 524 Vol. 2: [vii], 542 Vol. 3: [vii], 482,  Vol. 4: [xvi], 316, 88,  References: Goldsmiths'-Kress, 21740; PMM 221 PMM: the first and greatest classic of modern economic thought Language: English Binding: Leather; tight and secure Size: ~9in X 5.5in (22cm x 14cm) Extremely rare set with no other example for sale worldwide Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 7411 Photos available upon request.