Adam Smith letter is something to write home about

Adam Smith letter is something to write home about
 

This column has several times featured the sale of Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations, the first and greatest classic of modern economic thought – and also its exponential rise in value. On December 12, for instance, I watched Smith’s personal copy sell in London for £900,000.
Never before, however, have I been able to offer an insight into the man himself. I can do so now, thanks to a rare letter from the same sale at Christie’s.
This was a letter signed ‘Adam Smith’ and sent from Kirkcaldy to his London publisher William Strahan on November 13 1776.
The letter originally enclosed Smith’s... read more

 
12 January 2019 in Lifestyle, Views: 36
Source: The Courier
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