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MABBUT, George (d. 1689)
[Tables for renewing and purchasing of the leases of cathedral-churches and colleges. 1758]
Sir Isaac Newton's Tables for renewing and purchasing the leases of cathedral-churches and colleges, according to the several rates of interest: with their construction and use explained. Also tables for renewing and purchasing the leases of land or houses: ... To which is added, the value of church and college leases considered, ... by a late bishop of Chichester. The seventh edition. To which are also added, tables of simple interest exactly computed ...
London: printed only for Tho. Astley: and sold by R. Baldwin, 1758.
[5], 8--216 p. ; 15.2 cm. (12º)

First published in 1686. Erroneously attributed to Sir Isaac Newton. Attributed to George Mabbut in NUC pre-1956. 'The Value of Church and College Leases considered' is by Thomas Manningham. Printed facsimile signature of the proprietor, Thos. Astley on verso of title-page, authorising this as his genuine edition. Soane also owned the 1742 edition (q.v.). ESTC t18622.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on title-page J. Soane with final "e" clearly added at a later date, i.e. after 1783.

Binding C18th sheep, gilt-ruled spine, paper spine-label lettered in ink 'Newton's Tables'.

Reference Number 2876


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