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The whole works of ... in five volumes ... A new edition.

Author Smith, Adam
Title The whole works of ... in five volumes ... A new edition.
Imprint London: Printed for J. Richardson & Co. [et al.]
Date of Publication 1822
Language English
Notes A copy of the very rare second collected edition of Smith's works, which includes a new, anonymous biography of Smith. The first collected edition had included a famous biography by Dugald Stewart; this is a much shorter biography which appears to be a crib of the Stewart biography. The format of this second collected edition is also different to the first, which was an octavo. The publishers hoped that the "condensed and accessible form" of the smaller duodecisimo format "will render it more generally acceptable".
Shelfmark RB.s.2626
Acquired on 28/07/06
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