First Editions of Adam Smith's Wealth
of Nations, (1776) Essays on
Philosophical Subjects (1795) and
most important The Theory of Moral
Sentiments (1759)
Thomas Aquinas' Summa Thealogica
(1475)
One of three known in the world. An
incunable.
Aristotle's Opera (1496).
An incunable
First Pamphlet printing of the United
States Constitution and reprint. 1787
Only copy in private hands of third
Dunlap printing of the Declaration of
Independence. (1777)
Desiderius Erasmus' The Praise of
Folly (1549)

Early English Edition

Erasmus was the last guy to know
everything.
Thomas Hobbes' De Cive (1651) and
Leviathan. (1651)
Both first Editions.
John Locke's Two Treatises of
Government (1694)
and An Essay Concerning Humane
Understanding (1690) First Edition
Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in
America
One of the most important texts in
political literature.
Aristotle's Politiques, or Discourses of
Government (1598)
and Plato's Republic (1763)
1st English Translation
Mary Wollstonecraft's
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
(1792) First Edition and Letters (1796)
One of the few people to whom
Thomas Paine would listen.