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MOIVRE, Abraham de (1667--1754)
Annuities on lives: with several tables, exhibiting at one view, the values of lives, for different rates of interest. Fourth edition, in which are added, tables for three and three and a half per cent. By A. De Moivre, Fellow of the Royal Societies of London and Berlin.
London: printed for A. Millar, 1752.
100, 99-133, [3] p. ; 21.0 cm. (8°)

First published in 1725 under the title Annuities upon lives. Text is continuous despite pagination. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. ESTC t45776.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting all between pp. 80 (leaf K4) and 99 (in square brackets = leaf N2). Bought from Thomas Boone for 1s., 29 May 1815. (Spiers Box). Bound (1) with T. Williams, Method to discover the difference of the earth's diameters, 1788 (q.v.). The final gathering R4 was omitted from the binding and is shelved in a box of pamphlets as item PC 118.(20a).

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-rule spine, black spine-label lettered 'De Moivre's Annuities &c'., later numbered '28' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 4210


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