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SMITH, Adam (1723-1790)
Theorie der sittlichen Gefuhle. Uebersetzt, vorgeredet, und hin und wieder kommentirt von Ludwig Theobul Kosegarten. [ And':] Zweyter Band, welcher die Zusazze zur sechsten Ausgabe enthalt.
Leipzig, in der Graffschen Buchhandlung 1791. -95. 2 volumes in 1. [XXXII],463,[1 advert.], VIII,248,[1 errata]p. Contemp. boards, red edges, rubbed, corners and edges worn, back with part of covering paper gone. From the library of the German classicist Friedrich August Menke, with his name on front free endpaper. First edition of the second translation of Smith's Theory of moral sentiments', rare with the almost always lacking second volume. This translation was made after the sixth and final lifetime edition of 1790, which appeared a few months before Smith's death and includes substantial improvements and his last views on many specific points. A first (incomplete) German translation appeared in 1770, done by Christian Gunther Rautenberg after the third edition of 1767.*Kress B.2212. Vanderblue p.42. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Matthys de Jongh [Zutphen, Netherlands]
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