Friday, 6 September 2013

If you have a couple of dollars to spare

From the Adam Smith's Lost Legacy blog comes news about the price paid for a first edition of Adam Smith's second book, "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nation" at a recent auction in Edinburgh:
A rare first edition of Adam Smith’s Wealth Of Nations was bought at auction in Edinburgh by an undisclosed telephone bidder for £46,000 winning bid price, plus the separate sales commission, altogether coming to £55,000.
£46,000 is around NZ$92,000 and £55,000 is roughly NZ$109,000. So if you have a couple of dollars to spare may be you could put in a bit next time a copy comes up for auction.

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