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This is an admirably produced and edIted volume containing selections

from economic literatu e bzf ore Adam Smith. The extracts given range from Aristotle to Antonio Serra, and from Thomas Mun to von Justi, the aim in translations being to keep to the English idiom without departing too much from the author's own style. With regard to the collec- tion as a whole, the editor has endeavoured to safeguard the individuality of the authors and, now that the barriers of language and inaccessibility have been–overcome -for them serious economic students have an opportunity of adding tO their scholarship.