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VERNON, John (fl. 1678)
[The compleat comptinghouse. 1727]
The compleat compting-house, or, the young lad taken from the writing-school, and fully instructed, by way of dialogue, in all the mysteries of a merchant. From his first understanding of plain arithmetick, to the highest pitch of trade. Whereby the master is saved much labour, and the lad is led by the hand to all his work and business, which to youth is accounted troublesome, but will here seem pleasant. A work very necessary for all that are concerned in keeping accompts of what quality soever. The fifth edition, corrected and amended. By John Vernon.
London: printed for T. Worrall, 1727.
[14], 179, [1] p. : wdcut illus., tables ; 14.4 cm. (12º)

First published in 1678. Apparently a reissue of the 'Fifth Edition, Corrected and Amended' published by T. Payne, 1722 (ESTC n3827), with new title-leaf and facing page of publisher's advertisements. ESTC n3988.

Copy Notes With 10d pencilled on rear endpaper.

Binding C18th sheep, blind double-rule borders; no spine-label or title.

Reference Number 1069


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