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LEE, Weyman (fl. 1738)
An essay to ascertain the value of leases and annuities for years and lives, and to estimate the chances of the duration of lives. Wherein are many observations on bills of mortality, on the state of the coin, the interest of money, and the price of things, in different ages: and notice taken of several writers on this subject. ... By Weyman Lee, Esq;
London: printed for S. Birt; D. Browne; and J. Shuckburgh, 1738.
[2], xix, [1], 470, [6] p. ; 19.8 cm. (8º)

First published anonymously in 1737. The verso of the half-title and the final [6] pages contain publishers' lists. With 'Addenda & Emendanda' on p. [xx]. Hanson 5013n; Goldsmiths' 7563; ESTC t117097.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper John Soane/ 1790. With marginal annotations in ink in an earlier hand on pp. 4 and 125.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt double-rule borders, gilt-tooled spine, tan morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 2628


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