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THE ROYAL GAUGER Gauging Made Easy. As it is actually practised by the officers of his Majesty's Revenue of Excise.
Second edition. Charles Leadbetter. 1743.. pp474. 8vo. Title page, 16 pages of dedication and contents, Folded coloured frontispiece and 5 other fold-out plates, plus 2 folded charts. Evidence of use, the front hinge is held by cords only, the spine calf is cracked down the middle but sound, lacks the end blank, else good in its original calf, blind tooled boards Part one: Containing the practical methods of finding the area's and contents of such superficies and solids, as are the foundation of Gauging. Part two: Shewing the necessary steps to be taken for obtaining employment in the excise, with authentic forms of such certificates, petitions, oaths, &c. as are requisite for that purpose. The words 'slide rule' are used and indeed the frontispiece has illustrations of slide rules 9but is not saying they are) , which must make this volume one of the ealiest to carry illustrations of calculating machines. CCQL12/04 US$0
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