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THOMSON (John): Tables of Interest, At 4, 4, and 5 per Cent. From 1 to 365 Days, from 1 to 12 Months, and from 1 to 10 Years. Also, Tables of Exchange and Commission, From 1/8 to 3 per Cent. , Edinburgh: Printed by Sands, Murray and Cochran. Sold by A. Kincaid &> J. Bell, Edinburgh; and by R. Baldwin, and T. Cadell, London, 1768.

FIRST EDITION. 12mo (in 6s), pp. vi [vii - viii instructions], 400, including half-title, authenticated with author's autograph on verso of title-page, contemporary sheepskin, morocco label; joints cracked (but firm), top and base of spine worn, corners a little worn. With the contemporary autograph "John Muir" on recto of front free end-paper and what appears to be "Mr. Fr. Huchinson 1777" at the inner margin of the recto of the following leaf. In 1761, Thomson ( ?1733 - 1807) published his New and Correct Tables Shewing, both in Scots and Sterling Money, the Price of any Quantity of Grain, &c. from one Lippy, or One Fourth Part of a Peck, to a Thousand Bolls; this appears to be his second, and more successful publication, and was reprinted at least seven times in the 18th century. ESTC T98102 locates copies in L, C, D, E (2), and Gu; no copies traced in North American libraries. (Book ref. 4830 )  £ 150.00

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Specialities: Books printed 1560 - 1832, with an emphasis on philosophy, the history of ideas, musicology, wine and cookery,literature, the performing arts.
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