Lot 411
  • 411


700 - 1,000 GBP
1,500 GBP
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  • A collection of three seventeenth-century volumes in English, comprising:
i. Dary, Michael. Dary's Miscellanies: being, for the most part, a brief collection of mathematical theorems. London: printed by W.G. and sold by Moses Pitt [and others], 1669, FIRST EDITION, 8vo, folding table at end ("Gauging epitomized" [ESTC R230898; Wing D275]), contemporary sheep, (Charles Turner, his bequest in 1968 to Keele University, book label; bought from Finch, 2000, Catalogue 44, item 29, £800), [T&W D10; ESTC R22692; Wing D278; Hill, Turner Collection, p.56 (this copy)], table trimmed with loss of 2 letters, binding rebacked, new endpapersii. [Leurechon, Jean (1591-1670)]. Mathematical recreations... whereunto is added, the description and use of the double horizontal dyal... by William Oughtred. London: printed for William Leake and John Leake, 1674, 2 parts in one, FIRST EDITION THUS, 8vo, engraved additional title, with "On the frontispiece and book" leaf at beginning, engraved illustrations, contemporary calf, modern folding cloth box, (bought from E.M. Lawson, East Hagbourne, 1987), [T&W E19; ESTC R30500; Singmaster p.14; Toole Stott 431; Wing L1791], additional title slightly cropped, binding slightly worn, lower cover detachediii. Cocker, Edward (1631-1675). Cocker's decimal arithmetick... perused, corrected, and published by John Hawkins. London: Richardson for Passinger and Lacy, 1685, 8vo, contemporary calf, spine gilt with label, (Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery and Midlothian (1847-1929), Durdans stamp on endleaf; Sir Ambrose Heal (1872-1959), book label; bought from James Burmester, London, 1995), [T&W C107; ESTC R7843; Wing C4833], some spotting, binding rubbed, joints splitting