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Title:
A catalogue of the library of Adam Smith, author of the 'Moral sentiments' and 'The wealth of nations'
Author:
Smith, Adam, 1723-1790.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
London and New York : Macmillan and co., 1894.
Physical Description:
xxx, 126 pages : facsimile, plan. ; 23 cm
General Note:
About 1000 entries, representing 2200 vols. (the entire collection estimated to have contained from 3000 to 5000 vols.) "Contributors: Rev. David Douglas Bannerman ... <above 450 entries> Rev. James Kennedy ... <nearly 200 entries> Professor R. O. Cunningham ... <about 200 entries> Queen's college, Belfast <about 100 entries> ..." [etc.]

The titles of those works directly referred to or quoted by Smith in any of his writings, are annotated in red.

The introduction contains: 1. A history of the library; 2. List of Smith's works; 3. His will; 4. An unpublished paper, by John Miller Gray, on Portraits of Adam Smith <"may be taken as a supplement to his monograph on 'James and William Tassie' (Patterson, Edinburgh, 1894)">; 5. Adam Smith on portrait painting; 6. Analysis of the library and list of contributors to the catalogue.
Language:
English
Format :
Book