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Ready-reckoners, English
A COLLECTION OF 7 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
LOT SOLD. 500 GBP
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548
Ready-reckoners, English
A COLLECTION OF 7 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
LOT SOLD. 500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Ready-reckoners, English
A COLLECTION OF 7 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
i. Hatton, Edward. Comes commercii, or the trader's companion. London: W. Innys [&c.], 1754, 2 parts in one, agenda 8vo, folding plate, contemporary sheep, (bought from Roger Gaskell, Warboys, 1991), [T&W H70; ESTC T125934; Hoock & Jeannin II/H6.30], spine repaired at head and foot
ii. Scale, Bernard. Tables for the easy valuing of estates. London: T. Cadell for the author, 1771, 8vo, engraved title and dedication, contemporary calf, metal clasps, (Abraham Phillips, 1807, inscription; bought from Pickering & Chatto, London, 1990), [T&W S21; ESTC T119929], a few ink marks, binding with wear
iii. Thomson, John. The universal calculator; or the merchant’s, tradesman’s, and family’s assistant. Edinburgh: W. Creech [&c.], 1784, 8vo, signed by author on verso of title, contemporary calf, (bought from Peter Young, Tillingham, 1999), [T&W T37; ESTC T98105], head of spine slightly chipped, joints splitting
iv. Waters, W. The expeditious calculator; or, the merchant, owner, sea captain, and mate’s assistant. Whitby: C. Webster for the author, 1792, 8vo, half calf, (Sion College Library, stamp on verso of title; Cyril Ernest Kenney (1898-1973), label, sale in these rooms, 26 March 1968, lot 3891; bought from B. & L. Rootenberg, Sherman Oaks, CA, 1997), [T&W W16; ESTC T111249 (4 copies)]
v. Ainslie, John. Tables for computing the weight of hay, cattle, sheep, & hogs, &c. Edinburgh: A. Constable & Co.; London: Hurst, Robinson & Co., [c.1800], 2 parts in one, small 4to, title and 22pp. text, engraved throughout, contemporary half calf, (bought from Rebecca Hardie, London, 2003), [T&W A52], a few pencil notes in margins, occasional slight soiling, binding rubbed
vi. Payne, John. Tables for valuing labor (sic) and stores, by weight or by number. London: W. Winchester and Son, 1811, folio, contemporary calf, (bought from Palinurus, Philadelphia, 1995), [T&W P29], spine slightly worn
vii. Leybourn, William. The ready reckoner, or trader's sure guide. London: Printed for T. Hughes, [c.1815], 8vo, contemporary sheep, (bought from Peter Young, Tillingham, 1996), [T&W L107], binding slightly rubbed, rebacked
viii. [Anonymous]. A collection of the most useful tables in arithmetick...very much enlarged. Those of the coins, weights, measures and time, shew at one view how many of the smaller denominations are contain'd in any of the greater. London: for R. Forrest, March 5, 1753, folio size mathematical broadside, (bought from Howard S. Mott, Sheffield, MA, 2002), [T&W R21; not in ESTC], repaired and backed
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Catalogue Note

The unrecorded broadside has the publication line: "Publish'd March 5th 1753. Printed for R. Forrest in Aldermanbury within 3 Doors of St. Alphages Church near Sion College London. Where every thing he hath publish'd may be had. Price 6d".

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