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CARTWRIGHT, THE WEL-SPRING OF SCIENCES, 1661, MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER

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  • The Wel-Spring of Sciences Which teacheth the use and practice of Arithmetick necessary for ech person belonging to Art or trade ... 1661
8vo, manuscript on paper in English, in 2 parts, 180 pages, plus blanks, fair copy in secretary and italic hands with calligraphic title pages and headings, with a prefatory poem "To all that wish well to Arithmetick" in 98 lines of rhyming couplets, dated 1661, contemporary blind-tooled sheep with clasps, rebacked with new endpapers, lacking one clasp
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