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WINGATE, Edmund (1596--1656)
[Arithmetique made easie. 1740]
Mr. Wingate's Arithmetick: containing a plain and familiar method for attaining the knowledge and practice of common arithmetick. Composed by Edmund Wingate, ... carefully revis'd, and much improv'd; ... by John Kersey, ... With a new supplement, of easy contractions in the necessary parts of arithmetick; useful tables of interest, ... as also practical mensuration. By George Shelley, ... The seventeenth edition: accurately revised and corrected.
London: printed for J. and P. Knapton; and J. Hodges, 1740.
[8], 440 p. : wdcut illus. ; 19.6 cm. (8º)

First published in 1630 as Arithmetique made easie. 'An Appendix, Containing Choice Knowledge in Arithmetick, both Practical and Theoretical; ... Composed by John Kersey, ...' has a divisional title-page. George Shelley's 'Supplement' has a special title-page dated 1735, with the imprint of J. Philips, J.J. and P. Knapton, and the executors of William Taylor; pagination and register are continuous. ESTC t170667.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on title-page John Soane / 1773 with the final e added after 1783.

Binding C18th sheep, gilt double-rule borders and spine.

Reference Number 3621


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