Digges, Tectonicon, London, 1656, and other works, later vellum
Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131
DIGGES, LEONARD, GABRIEL PLATTES, WALTER CHARLETON AND GEORGE CARLETON
4 works in one volume, comprising:
DIGGES, Leonard. Tectonicon, briefly shewing the exact measuring, and speedy reckoning all manner of land, squares, timber, stone, steeples, pillers, globes &c. London: Richard Hodgkinson, 1656, woodcut initials and headpieces, woodcut diagrams and 2 folding woodcut plates (one shaved at head)
PLATTES, Gabriel. A discovery of subterraneall treasure, viz. of all manner of mines and mineralls, from the gold to the coale. London: J. Okes for Jasper Emery, 1639, without initial blank leaf, shaved at head
CHARLETON, Walter. Chorea Gigantum, or, the most famous antiquity of Great Britan, vulgarly called Stone-Heng. London: for Henry Herringman, 1663, initial licence leaf, woodcut initials and headpieces, 2 folding woodcut plates, shaved at head
CARLETON, George. Tithes examined and proved to bee due to the Clergie by a divine right. London: T. Este for Clement Knight, 1606, without initial leaf (containing printed signature A only) and final blank, woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces
4 works in one volume, 4to (175 x 135mm.), nineteenth-century vellum, flat spine gilt
ESTC R37275 (listing 4 copies), S100866, R13338, S107556; Wing D1469, STC 20000, Wing C3666, STC 4644
Thomas Hamilton (1721-1794), 7th earl of Haddington, armorial bookplate on verso of first title-page
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