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SMART, John
[Tables of interest. Abridgments. 1736]
Tables of interest &c. Abridged for the use of schools, in order to instruct young gentlemen in decimal fractions; particularly, with respect to those most useful calculations, relating to compound interest and annuities. By John Smart, of Guildhall, London, Gent.
London: printed by James Purser, and sold by John Noon, 1736.
76, [2] p.; ill., tables. 23.0 cm. (8º)

With two bookseller's advertisements on the verso of the title-page, and a final leaf of errata. ESTC t45772.

Copy Notes Copy 1: Inscribed on front free-endpaper in ink John Soane / April 13: 1804. Errata list has each item struck through, and corrected in the text.
Copy 2: Bound in at the end is the title-page only of: The pleasant art of money-catching ... The third edition, John Lever, 1782, with bookseller's advertisement on verso.

Binding Copy 1: C18th quarter sheep, marbled-paper boards.
Copy 2: Early C19th tree calf, gilt-ruled spine, red morocco spine-label, yellow fore-edges. Text block augmented by a substantial number of blanks watermarked '1803'. This may be the copy of 'Smarts Tables - calf Lettd' bound by J. Wingrave for 2s. 9d. on 7 April 1805. (Spiers Box, Miscellaneous booksellers).

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