18th May 2022 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

  Lot 2027


Smith (Adam). The Wealth of Nations, 10th edition, 1802

Smith (Adam). An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, 10th edition, London: by A. Strahan for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, 1802. 3 volumes, 8vo (208 x 132 mm), contemporary straight-grain calf gilt, twin morocco labels to spines, half-titles, rubbed, a little wear to headcaps (qty: 3)

Sold for £420
Estimated at £150 - £250


Auction: Books, Maps & Manuscripts, 18th May 2022

Over 180 lots to include a broad selection, from early antiquarian books to modern first editions, alongside illustrations, private press, manuscripts, maps and atlases, early photographs, and historic documents. Amongst the highlights is a group of Victorian ephemera including a Paper Peepshow of the Thames Tunnel, and a very unusual leaf-cut picture of workers around a derelict tower and trees. Of North-East interest is a collection of approximately 240 19th and early 20th century photographs, and an outstanding archive of early drawings and plans relating to Radcliffe and Broomhill Collieries.


Tuesday 17 May 10am-5pm and morning of sale from 8am. Viewing is open to the public, there is no need to make an appointment.

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