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MAIR, John (1702 or 3--1769)
[Book-keeping methodiz'd. 1800]
Book-keeping modernized, or, merchant-accounts by double entry according to the Italian form. Wherein the theory of the art is clearly explained, and reduced to practice, in copious sets of books, exhibiting all the varieties that usually occur in real business. To which is added, a large appendix containing, I. Descriptions and specimens ... X. a dictionary explaining abstruse words and terms that occur in merchandise. By John Mair, A.M. The eighth edition.
Edinburgh printed by Murray & Cochrane, for Bell & Bradfute, and William Creech; sold by Longman & Rees, G.G. & J. Robinson, T. Cadell & W. Davies, and J. Mawman, London, 1800.
xi, [1], 620 p. : tables ; 20.2 cm. (8º)

First published as Book-keeping methodiz'd, 1736; previous edition, 1797. With an initial publisher's advertisement leaf placed as recto before the title-page. Includes 'The Merchant's Dictionary', pp. 607--620. ESTC t166453.

Copy Notes With a 24-page Catalogue of new books printed for H.D. Symonds dated 1803 bound at the end (q.v.). Bought from Thomas Boone for 4s., 9 June 1804. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.1.4).

Binding C19th tree sheep, gilt double-ruled spine, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 547


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