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HAMILTON (William, of Bangour).]
Poems on several occasions.
Glasgow: Printed and sold by Robert & Andrew Foulis, 1748. FIRST EDITION. Sm. 8vo, in 4's, pp. [6], 148, errata slip pasted to verso of preface, cont. sheep, spine gilt in compartments, red leather title label, binding slightly rubbed with a couple of minor scrapes including a small piece chipped from lower fore corner of front board, small split at top of front joint, corners sl. chafed, else a very good copy with the bookplate of James Irvine of Kingcausie. [ESTC T42625 noting page 133 incorrectly numbered 132, but in our copy the page is correctly numbered. Gaskell 110] ADAM SMITH'S FIRST APPEARANCE IN PRINT. Edited, and with a one page preface, by Adam Smith. Hamilton was in exile after the 1745 Rebellion, and Smith was entrusted with collecting and editing his poems. This is Adam Smith's first venture in publishing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Spike Hughes Rare Books ABA [Innerleithen, United Kingdom]
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