Tuesday, December 15, 2015

NEWS ABOUT ADAM SMITH'S EDINBURGH HOME

Wonderful news at last!
Adam Smith’s Edinburgh home that he lived in with his mother, Margaret Douglas Smith, and his aunt and housekeeper, from 1778 until his death in 1790, is to complete its restoration work from 2016 to the Autum of 2017.
Readers can keep abreast with the restoration programme by contacting: 

panmureenquiries@ebs.hw.ac.uk
Among the many contributions to the Panmure House project its has received a generous gift of a first edition of The Complete Works of Adam Smith edited by Thomas Cadell Jr and William Davies by the late Ian Simpson Ross, author of the definitive biography, The Life of Adam Smith, (1995, 2nd. ed. 2010, Oxford University Press). 
These works will be on display within the reception area along with interactive information on Adam Smith’s writings, his continuing relevance to the issues facing the modern world and the impact of the Scottish Enlightenment.
 

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