Rare First Edition of Adam Smith's The Theory of Moral Sentiments

  • The Theory of Moral Sentiments.

The Theory of Moral Sentiments.

Item Number: 30068

London: For A. Milar, and A. Kincaid and J. Bell , 1759.

First edition of Adam Smith’s first book. Octavo, bound in full contemporary leather, rebacked. In very good condition, with some browning to the text and overall light wear. Rare.

"The Theory of Moral Sentiments of his Glasgow years....it would be enough to assure the author a respected place among moral philosophers, and Smith himself ranked it above the Wealth of Nations" (Niehans)"