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Leybourn's Dialling Improv'd. [Leybourn's Dialling Improved]: or, the whole art perform'd, I. Geometrically:. II. Arithmetically:. Also, How to describe all necessary Furniture for Sundials. With: Reflective Dialling. To which is now added, Instrumental Dialling: by the Lines of Hours. likewise Mechanick Dialling. Concluding with Tables.
printed by H.Parker for A.Bettesworth,, London: 1728 - xii, 276pp, with the 12 folding plates, all in good order, a few with minor repairs. [Stub torn away at p80/81 unexplained as plates all present.] Head- and tail-piece decorations. Pages slightly toned but otherwise clean. With an armorial bookplate lifting over an earlier bookplate on the pastedown, and a bookseller's blindstamp to the corner of the front free endpaper ('S.J.Chew, Cheap Book Establishment') next to an early owner's neat pencilled notes. Small marks to endpapers offset from sellotape formerly retaining a jacket. 12mo, 16 x 10 cms, in early worn leather boards with a late 20thC calf spine ruled in blind and titled gilt on a green label. Very nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Chapel Books]
Last Found On: 2014-10-02           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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