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A COLLECTION OF 6 WORKS IN 5 VOLUMES IN ENGLISH, EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, COMPRISING:
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1,5002,500
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
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Gauging
A COLLECTION OF 6 WORKS IN 5 VOLUMES IN ENGLISH, EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, COMPRISING:
Estimate
1,5002,500
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
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Gauging
A COLLECTION OF 6 WORKS IN 5 VOLUMES IN ENGLISH, EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, COMPRISING:
i. Hill, Thomas. Practical gauging improved, by the help of a new portable sliding-rule. London: H. Lintot, 1734, advertisement leaf for sliding-rule, half-title, engraved folding plate, woodcut diagrams, 3pp. bookseller's adverts at end, [T&W H137; ESTC T132337]; [bound with]: Hatton, Edward (c.1664-1733). The Gauger's Guide. London: D. Midwinter, 1729small hole in text U1, [T&W H73; ESTC T110169; Goldsmiths’ 6676; Hoock & Jeannin II/H6.20], 2 vol. bound in one in contemporary calf, (signatures of Jonathan Burd, 1760, and Joseph Rashell; Arnaud de Vitry d'Avaucourt (1926-2012), sale in these rooms, 3 November 1998, lot 166, £480, Erwin Tomash), binding with some wear, rebacked retaining part of old spine, new label
ii. Shirtcliffe, Robert. The theory and practice of gauging. London: Woodfall for the author, 1740, 6 folding engraved plates, errata leaf at beginning, contemporary calf, modern folding cloth box, (bought from Historical Technology, 1987), [T&W S108; ESTC T122843], first plate restored, others tatty, covers detached
iii. Leadbetter, Charles. The royal gauger... second edition. London: E. Wicksteed, 1743, 6 folding engraved plates, 2 hand-coloured, 2 folding printed tables, errata slip tipped in at beginning, contemporary calf, modern label, (signature James Jolly, 1746; bought from Whitehart, 1984), [T&W L45; ESTC T121896]
iv. Moss, Thomas. A Treatise of Gauging. London: printed for the author (and others), 1765, folding engraved plate, woodcut illustrations, contemporary calf, (signature of John Higgon; bought from Roger Gaskell, Warboys, 1993), [T&W M135; ESTC T181053 (4 copies)], without advert/errata leaf at beginning
v. Workman, Benjamin. Gauging epitomized. Philadelphia: W. Young, 1788, contemporary sheep, modern folding cloth box, (bought from The Antiquarian Scientist, 1985), [T&W W112; ESTC W12378; Evans 21618; Rink, Technical Americana, 870], somewhat damp-stained and browned, binding worn

6 works bound in 5 volumes, 8vo, ALL BUT LEADBETTER FIRST EDITIONS


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