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MARTIN, Benjamin (1704--1782)
The young student's memorial book, or pocket library: ... By Benjamin Martin.
London: printed for J. Noon, 1736.
viii, 210 (i.e. 120), [4] p., [2] pl. (1 fold.) : wdcut illus. ; 16.7 cm. (12º)

A manual of mathematical rules, theorems and tables by the scientific popularizer and instrument maker Benjamin Martin; Soane's library contains a number of his scientific and mathematical works. Page 120 is misnumbered 210. The final [4] pages contain a list of books printed for J. Noon. ESTC n14390.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front paste-down J Soane 3/ / Philom/ 1767 with the final "e" of Soane's name added after 1783. Inscribed in ink on rear free-endpaper Dr. Halleys/ Table of Annuities ... followed by two columns of figures.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt double-rule borders.

Reference Number 2734


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