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Currency and exchange
A COLLECTION OF 6 WORKS IN 4 VOLUMES IN ENGLISH, COMPRISING:
LOT SOLD. 875 GBP
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Currency and exchange
A COLLECTION OF 6 WORKS IN 4 VOLUMES IN ENGLISH, COMPRISING:
LOT SOLD. 875 GBP
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Currency and exchange
A COLLECTION OF 6 WORKS IN 4 VOLUMES IN ENGLISH, COMPRISING:
i. Oldenburgh, Edward. A calculation of foreign exchanges, as transacted on the Royal Exchange of London... third edition. London: printed for R. Ware, C. Hitch, [&c.], 1756, 4to, contemporary calf, (bought from Robert Frew, London, 1998), [T&W O29; ESTC N26531 (3 copies); Goldsmiths' 9166; cf. Kress 3820 (1st ed.)], binding worn
ii. Snelling, Thomas (1712-1773). Miscellaneous views of the coins struck by English princes in France, counterfeit sterlings, coins struck by the East India Company, those in the West India colonies, and in the Isle of Man. London: T. Snelling, 1769, 7 engraved plates, [bound with]: Thirty three plates, of English medals. Ibid., 1776, engraved title and 33 plates, [bound with]: A view of the origin, nature, and use of jettons or counters. Ibid., 1769, 7 engraved plates, together 3 works by Snelling in one vol. ("Jettons" bound first), FIRST EDITIONS, contemporary boards with vellum edges, (Thomas Llewelyn, 1783, bookplate; bought from Philip J. Pirages, 1992, McMinnville, OR), [T&W S153; ESTC T57770, T147485 and T58118; Goldsmiths' 10579, 11481, 10580; Kress 6685, -, 6686], occasional spotting, binding somewhat rubbed, rebacked with modern calf
iii. Kelly, Patrick (1756-1842). The universal cambist, and commercial instructor; being a general treatise on exchange. London: Lackington, Allen, and Co. [&c.], 1811, FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, 4to, half-titles, advert leaf at end of vol.2, contemporary calf, (Sir John Frederick William Herschel (1792-1871), stamps "Herschel Library Collingwood"; Dr. Sydney Ross (1915-2015), book label (Simon Finch, London, Books from the Library of John F.W. Herschel, item 75; bought from Finch, 2000), [T&W K18; Goldsmiths' 20317; Kress B.5848; Isabella Herschel, Catalogue of the Herschel Library, Troy, NY, 2001, 1691], spotted and browned in places, small inkstain on title vol.1, bindings slightly rubbed, rebacked
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The work by Kelly has occasional marginal notes in pencil in Herschel's hand. Inserted is a slip in his son's hand stating: "I think this may have been acquired by JFWH when on the Committee for Weights and Measures."

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