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Anonymous. (By Thomas Lupton).
A THOUSAND NOTABLE THINGS, on various subjects; disclosed from the secrets of nature and art; Practicable, Profitable, and of great Advantage.
London printed for G. and T. Wilkie Pater-Noster-Row, 1793. Set down from long and curious Study and Experience, for the greater Part; and the Rest taken from the most judicious and celebrated Authors of the Ancients and Moderns. Being a rich Cabinet of select Curiosities and Rarities, in one Volume, digested into fourteen Books, for the general Use and Good of Mankind; with strict Amendments, and large Additions, to what formerly has been published in this Kind; exceeding any other for the Multitude of pleasing Variety herein to be found. Divided into 14 books,1793. 12mo, approximately 170 x 90 mm, 6½ x 3½ inches, pages: [4], 1-262, followed by 14 pages of Alphabetical table, modern reback keeping original sheep skin covers, gilt lettered title label, gilt rules and date to spine, bookbinder's printed label to first pastedown. Corners slightly worn at tips, front inner paper hinge cracked, occasional pale stain and 1 small ink spot to one blank margin, turning crease to top corners of first 40 pages, otherwise a very good copy. See: Trevor Hall, Old Conjuring Books, pages 209-10 No 273.3; ESTC T112101. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. [Oxford, United Kingdom]

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