547
547
Ready-reckoners, English
A COLLECTION OF 7 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,250 GBP
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547
Ready-reckoners, English
A COLLECTION OF 7 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Ready-reckoners, English
A COLLECTION OF 7 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
i. Rowland, Thomas. Compleat tables for measuring round and square timber... sixth edition. London: C. Hitch and R. Maney, 1742, agenda 4to, contemporary calf, modern cloth box, (bought from Roger Gaskell, Warboys, 1990), [T&W R118; ESTC T184599; cf. Harris 759 (earliest edition 1745)]
ii. Keay, Isaac. The practical measurer. His pocket companion: containing tables... for the speedy mensuration of timber, board, &c. London: H.W. for W. Innys, J. and P. Knapton, and others, 1750, agenda 4to, contemporary calf, (bought from Thulins antikvariat, Österbymo, 1988), [T&W K8; ESTC T220782; Harris 393]
iii. Hoppus, Edward. Practical measuring made easy to the meanest capacity… tenth edition. London: By assignment from the Trustees of E. Wicksteed, 1777, agenda 4to, contemporary sheep, (bought from Peter Young, Tillingham, 1996), [T&W H161; ESTC  T117426; Harris 367]
iv. Hoppus, Edward. Practical measuring made easy to the meanest capacity... thirteenth edition. London: A. Law, W. Millar and R. Cater, 1792, agenda 4to, engraved plate, contemporary calf, bookplate of the Turner Collection, Keele University (deaccesioned 1998, bought from Simon Finch, London, 2000), [T&W H162; ESTC N20485; Hill, Turner Collection, p.116; cf. Harris 371 (thirteenth edition, but dated 1795)]
v. Searles, Michael (1751-1813). The land steward’s and farmer’s assistant: containing the most useful and correct tables for shewing the contents of any piece of land in Acres and Rods. London: F. Blyth for the author, 1779, 8vo, contemporary sheep-backed boards, (bought from James Burmester, Bristol, 2000), [T&W S75; ESTC T112367 (2 copies)]
vi. [Great Britain - Customs Establishment]. Instructions for the mensuration of masts, timber, plank, wainscot logs, and boards. [London]: (n.p.), 1796, 4to, contemporary tree calf, (bought from Philip J. Pirages, McMinnville, OR, 1998), [T&W M86; not in ESTC]
vii. Collins, Thomas. The complete ready reckoner in miniature... new edition. London: printed for B. Crosby, 1808, 12mo, contemporary sheep, [not in T&W], rubbed, rebacked
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