Oxford: Oxford at the Claredon Press, 1896.
First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's original burgundy cloth ruled in blind with spine stamped in gilt; lacking a dust jacket. Very Good. Cloth rubbed and lightly spotted. Offsetting to free endpapers. Owner name effaced with some abrasion from front paste down and small vintage bookseller label partially removed from rear paste down. The first publication of major lectures of Adam Smith, from notes taken by his student at the University of Glasgow circa 1863-4. These lectures contain the formative ideas he later worked into The Wealth of Nations. Item #140940980