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MABBUT, George (d. 1689)
[Tables for renewing and purchasing of the leases of cathedral-churches and colleges. 1742]

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 consider'd, ... by a late Bishop of Chichester. The sixth edition. To which are also added, tables of interest exactly computed ...
London: printed only for Tho. Astley, 1742.
4, 107, [1], [6], 102 p. ; 14.3 cm. (12º)

First published in 1686. Erroneously attributed to Sir Isaac Newton. Attributed to George Mabbut in NUC pre-1956. Inscribed in ink on verso of title-page with the name of the proprietor Thos. Astley, authorizing this as his genuine edition. 'The Value Of Church and College Leases Consider'd', by Thomas Manningham, Bishop of Chichester, has a special title-page, and a final page of bookseller's advertisements. This issue includes 'The Money’d Man’s Pocket-Book’, London, 1742, with separate title-page, pagination and register, also signed as above on p. [3] guaranteeing the accuracy of the tables of interest. ESTC t18621.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting the separate title-page of 'The Money'd Man's Pocket-book'. Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper John Soane.

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

Reference Number 2875


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