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Gore, Henry (1690-c.1733)
VULGAR ARITHMETICK IMPROVED; OR MERCHANT ACCOMPTS MADE EASY. MANCHESTER: R.WHITWORTH, ALSO MR. BATLEY AND MR. HETT, 1733
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
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Gore, Henry (1690-c.1733)
VULGAR ARITHMETICK IMPROVED; OR MERCHANT ACCOMPTS MADE EASY. MANCHESTER: R.WHITWORTH, ALSO MR. BATLEY AND MR. HETT, 1733
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
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Gore, Henry (1690-c.1733)
VULGAR ARITHMETICK IMPROVED; OR MERCHANT ACCOMPTS MADE EASY. MANCHESTER: R.WHITWORTH, ALSO MR. BATLEY AND MR. HETT, 1733
12mo (164 x 94mm.), woodcut head- and tail-pieces, 1p. advertisement at end, contemporary blindstamped calf, P1 crudely repaired, minor spotting, somewhat rubbed, joints splitting, very slight loss to head of spine
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Provenance

J.G. Laithwaite, signature on front free endpaper; bought from Bernard Quaritch, London, 1997

Literature

Tomash & Williams G66; ESTC T110044 (4 copies)

Catalogue Note

"Gore was a writing master and mathematics teacher in Manchester. This is an arithmetic aimed at commercial tradespeople and was very likely intended for use in Gore’s school. In the preface he indicates that this work deals only with decimal arithmetic" (Tomash & Williams).

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