423
423
Meredith, Nicholas
THE DESCRIPTION AND USES OF POCKET CASES OF MATHEMATICAL OR DRAWING INSTRUMENTS. LONDON: PRINTED FOR, AND SOLD BY, THE AUTHOR, [1791]
Estimate
7001,000
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423
Meredith, Nicholas
THE DESCRIPTION AND USES OF POCKET CASES OF MATHEMATICAL OR DRAWING INSTRUMENTS. LONDON: PRINTED FOR, AND SOLD BY, THE AUTHOR, [1791]
Estimate
7001,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Meredith, Nicholas
THE DESCRIPTION AND USES OF POCKET CASES OF MATHEMATICAL OR DRAWING INSTRUMENTS. LONDON: PRINTED FOR, AND SOLD BY, THE AUTHOR, [1791]
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (208 x 122mm.), 3 engraved plates, one folding, one full-page and one a slip, old boards, smallest and largest plate cropped, binding somewhat rubbed, neatly rebacked
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Provenance

Luzac & Co., London, bookseller's label; bought from B. & L. Rootenberg Rare Books, Sherman Oaks, CA, 1997

Literature

Tomash & Williams M89; ESTC T111113 (4 copies)

Catalogue Note

Another edition, or issue, of this work was published in 1791, sold by John Field (ESTC T111112). Neither is given precedence by ESTC. Both are rare and are unrecorded at auction in over forty years.

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