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Gauging
A COLLECTION OF 6 VOLUMES IN ENGLISH, SEVENTEENTH TO EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, COMPRISING:
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Gauging
A COLLECTION OF 6 VOLUMES IN ENGLISH, SEVENTEENTH TO EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, COMPRISING:
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2,0003,000
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Gauging
A COLLECTION OF 6 VOLUMES IN ENGLISH, SEVENTEENTH TO EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, COMPRISING:
i. Hunt, William. A guide for the practical gauger. London: John Darby for Nath. Ponder, 1673, 3 parts in one, engraved portrait, contemporary sheep, (Macclesfield bookplate, sale in these rooms, 4 November 2004, lot 1073, £320, Erwin Tomash), [T&W Add26; ESTC R202473; Hoock & Jeannin II/H32.1; Wing H3763A; cf. Henderson p.69 no. 49.0 (edition 1673)], a few leaves shaved, occasional soiling, binding rubbed, rebacked retaining much of original spine
ii. Hodgeson, Marmaduke. A treatise of practical gauging. London: J. Richardson for Will. Court, 1689, 13 full-page woodcut illustrations at end (possibly of 14), last 2 with contemporary annotations, first and last leaves blank, contemporary calf, (Macclesfield bookplate, sale in these rooms, 4 November 2004, lot 1041, £400, Erwin Tomash), [T&W Add22; ESTC R40996 (3 copies); Wing H2332A], binding rubbed, rebacked
iii. Hunt, William. Clavis stereometriae: or, a key to the art of gauging. London: Benj. Motte for the author, 1691, 12mo, engraved additional title, engraved plates cut up and pasted to relevant text leaves, one manuscript diagram pasted in, contemporary sheep, (Macclesfield bookplate, sale in these rooms, 4 November 2004, lot 1075, £350, Erwin Tomash), [T&W Add25; ESTC R219973; Hoock & Jeannin II/H32.4; Wing H3761A], slightly browned, binding rubbed
iv. Hatton, Edward (ca 1664-1733). The gauger's guide. London: D. Midwinter 1729, woodcut diagrams, modern calf, (bought from Philip J. Pirages, McMinnville, OR, 1998), [T&W H72; ESTC T110169; Goldsmiths’ 6676; Hoock & Jeannin II/H6.20]
v. Fory, William. Art and ingenuity made easy. In two parts. Part I. The exciseman's companion: or, Gauging made easy... London: printed for the author and Samuel Pervish, 1729, 6pp. list of subscribers and 1p. adverts at beginning, contemporary sheep, (John Towneley (1731-1813), bookplate; Rev. Charles Kerry, 1869, inscription; bought from Ximenes, Kempsford, 1989), [T&W F89; ESTC T118372], some spotting, binding rebacked, corners worn
vi. Leadbetter, Charles. The royal gauger... fourth edition. London: E. Wicksteed, 1755, 6 folding engraved plates, 2 hand-coloured, 2 folding tables, contemporary calf, (Sir John Chetwode, bookplate; bought from Martayan Lan, New York, 1985), [T&W L46; ESTC T121651; Goldsmiths’ 9041], plate 1 repaired, binding rebacked, new endpapers

6 volumes, all but one 8vo, ALL BUT THE LAST FIRST EDITIONS


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