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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations
Hartford: Oliver D. Cooke, 1804. In two Volumes. A New Edition, with Additions. In full leather covered hard boards with gilt lettering (still legible) boxed in red and three bands in gilt on spine.Square and intact binding. No writing on any text pages . All pages are legible. Previous owner's names on ffep and inscription on title pages. Moderate foxing. Water stains on endpapers and covers. Leather is intact but moderately to heavily scuffed. NOs 36 and 37 written on front pastedown. PROVENANCE: The inscription reads " John Johnsons presented to A. Murdoch , Esq, by a friend." A. Murdoch was one fo the sons of John Murdoch, from Scotland, who settled in Carlisle, PA prior to the Revolutionary War. A. or Alexander Murdoch, the second, was a succesful lawyer in Washington, PA. In 1861, he was appointed United States marshal for Western Pennsylvania, by President Lincoln and subsequently by President Grant. The volumes were then owned by John H. Murdoch, son of Alexander, and also an attorney. His name and date February 27, 1969 are on the ffep's. More photos upon request. Full-Leather. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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