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GREEN, William (fl. 1768--1823)
The spirit of information, a compilation replete with correct and useful tables, and with a fund of curious and oiginal intelligence. By William Green, A.M. of Christ-College, Cambridge; ...
London: printed for the author, and published by J.C. Bingham, 1823.
[4], 78 p. : tables ; 17.7 cm. (12º)

With a half-title.

Copy Notes ALs signed by the author pasted to inside front cover: Sir, / After the repeated patronage you have / hitherto been pleased to give to my humble /attempts as an Author, I candidly confess / myself ashamed to set Pen to Paper to / you again; but known goodness multiplies / Applications in favour of the unfortunate: / Presuming therefore on your Benevolence, / and the Infirmities of 78 [or 98?] years of Age, / I have taken the Liberty to solicit the / continuance of your Patronage to the / enclosed new Publication, which on a / perusal will be found not altogether / undeserving your Notice - I remain, Sir, / sensible of past Favours, Your obedient Servt / William Green / Price: 3/6. At bottom inscription in ink in Soane's hand: 5s / 21 decr. / 1822.

Binding C19th quarter sheep, marbled-paper boards, gilt-ruled spine, paper spine-label lettered in ink 'Tables'.

Reference Number 523


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