The Wealth of Nations; Signed by Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Paul A. Samuelson

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


Item Number: 4463

Easton Press, 1991.

First easton press edition. Octavo, original full leather, with raised bands and titles to the spine and front panel in gilt, all edges gilt. Signed by Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul A. Samuelson on the title page. Samuelson contributed the introduction to this volume. In fine condition.

Adam Smith's masterpiece, first published in 1776, is the foundation of modern economic thought and remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the principles behind, modern capitalism. "Adam Smith's enormous authority resides, in the end, in the same property that we discover in Marx: not in any ideology, but in an effort to see to the bottom of things" (Robert L. Heilbroner).

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