Digges, Tectonicon, London, 1656, and other works, later vellum
Digges, Tectonicon, London, 1656, and other works, later vellum
Digges, Tectonicon, London, 1656, and other works, later vellum
Digges, Tectonicon, London, 1656, and other works, later vellum
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Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

Digges, Tectonicon, London, 1656, and other works, later vellum

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

Digges, Tectonicon, London, 1656, and other works, later vellum

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Sold:2,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

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


LITERATURE:

ESTC R37275 (listing 4 copies), S100866, R13338, S107556; Wing D1469, STC 20000, Wing C3666, STC 4644


PROVENANCE:

Thomas Hamilton (1721-1794), 7th earl of Haddington, armorial bookplate on verso of first title-page

Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.


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Digges, Tectonicon, London, 1656, and other works, later vellum
Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131
Digges, Tectonicon, London, 1656, and other works, later vellum
Lot Closed