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A treatise on mensuration, in both theory and practice
Newcastle upon Tyne: printed by T. Saint for the author, and for John Wilkie ... and Richard Baldwin ... London, 1770. First edition, 4to, pp. xxvii, 646, [2] errata; engraved headpiece at head of dedication, 1 engraved plate, numerous woodcut diagrams and mathematical equations in the text; the fine Macclesfield copy in contemporary tree calf, gilt decorated spine in 6 compartments, red morocco label in one, edges stained yellow; engraved bookplates of Gen. G. L. Parker (a subscriber), and the South Library, Earls of Macclesfield, and with 2 small pressure stamps on preliminaries. In a new black cloth clamshell box. The illustrations are thought to be by Thomas Bewick and Ralph Beilby. Bewick, who worked as an apprentice of Ralph Beilby of Newcastle (who was a subscriber to the present work), and so these may be among his earliest published designs.
      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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