Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1789. viii, -412; vi, -430; v, [1 blank], -387,  pp. Volumes I and II with the ownership signature of Joseph Hopkinson, prominent Philadelphia and Jersey lawyer who defended Justice Samuel Chase in his impeachment trial, and the Whiskey Rebellion defendants; son of the Signer Francis Hopkinson. Volume III with the ownership signature of "J.P. Cilley 1873". The three volumes bound in original calf [the first two volumes with gilt borders], rebacked with gilt-lettered morocco spine labels. Minor wear, clean text, Very Good.
The first American edition. 'Printing and the Mind of Man' describes this work as "the first and greatest classic of modern economic thought."
Evans 31196. PMM 221 [London, 1776]. Kress 3288. Item #32679