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Love, John (fl. circa 1688) Geodaesia: or, the Art of Surveying and Measuring of Land, Made Easie, by Plain and Practical Rules, How to

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3117B
Lot:
111
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Books & Manuscripts - 3117B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 20, 2018 12:00PM

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Love, John (fl. circa 1688) Geodaesia: or, the Art of Surveying and Measuring of Land, Made Easie, by Plain and Practical Rules, How to Survey, Protract, Cast up, Reduce or Divide any Piece of Land Whatsover. London: for John Taylor at the Ship in S. Paul's Church-Yard, 1688. First edition, quarto, title page printed in red and black, woodcut text illustrations and typographical tables; eleven U.S. copies listed in ESTC, bound in full speckled calf, sympathetically rebacked with old spine replaced, new red label, top leaf edges somewhat soft, ffep, title, and dedication leaf top marginal edges repaired/reinforced, 7 5/8 x 6 in.

[pi]4, (a)-(b)4, B-Z4, Aa-Bb4, Cc2, *A-*F4, *G2.
http://estc.bl.uk/R1523
Estimate $6,000-8,000


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Keywords

John Taylor, Book design, Book publishing, Bookbinding, ESTC, Graphic design, Paper art, Print production, Printing, Publishing, Visual arts, London, United States

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