611
611
Speidell, John (fl.1600–1634)
A GEOMETRICALL EXTRACTION, OR A COMPENDIOUS COLLECTION OF THE CHIEFE AND CHOYSE PROBLEMES, COLLECTED OUT OF THE BEST, AND LATEST WRITERS. WHEREUNTO IS ADDED, ABOUT 30. PROBLEMES OF THE AUTHORS INVENTION, BEING FOR THE MOST PART, PERFORMED BY A BETTER AND BRIEFER WAY, THEN BY ANY FORMER WRITER. LONDON: EDWARD ALLDE FOR THE AUTHOR, 1617
Estimate
8001,000
LOT SOLD. 1,000 GBP
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611
Speidell, John (fl.1600–1634)
A GEOMETRICALL EXTRACTION, OR A COMPENDIOUS COLLECTION OF THE CHIEFE AND CHOYSE PROBLEMES, COLLECTED OUT OF THE BEST, AND LATEST WRITERS. WHEREUNTO IS ADDED, ABOUT 30. PROBLEMES OF THE AUTHORS INVENTION, BEING FOR THE MOST PART, PERFORMED BY A BETTER AND BRIEFER WAY, THEN BY ANY FORMER WRITER. LONDON: EDWARD ALLDE FOR THE AUTHOR, 1617
Estimate
8001,000
LOT SOLD. 1,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Speidell, John (fl.1600–1634)
A GEOMETRICALL EXTRACTION, OR A COMPENDIOUS COLLECTION OF THE CHIEFE AND CHOYSE PROBLEMES, COLLECTED OUT OF THE BEST, AND LATEST WRITERS. WHEREUNTO IS ADDED, ABOUT 30. PROBLEMES OF THE AUTHORS INVENTION, BEING FOR THE MOST PART, PERFORMED BY A BETTER AND BRIEFER WAY, THEN BY ANY FORMER WRITER. LONDON: EDWARD ALLDE FOR THE AUTHOR, 1617
4to (185 x 134mm.), woodcut initials and head- and tailpieces, with final blank, nineteenth-century half calf, marbled boards, gilt, speckled edges, without first blank (with signature 'A'), binding repaired
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Provenance

bought from Chaucer Head, Presteigne, 2002

Literature

Tomash & Williams S171; ESTC S117756; STC 23062

Catalogue Note

A second impression from the same typesetting as the 1616 edition but without the ruled borders on right and bottom edges of each page (see lot 610).

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