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[Fleetwood (William, Bishop)] Chronicon Preciosum: Or, an Account of English Money, the Price of Corn, and Other Commodities, for the last 600 Years, first edition, Peter Le Neve's copy with his ink signature, inscription "Norroy" and title correction, 5pp. advertisements at end, title and all to D2 small wormhole in lower margins, slightly browned, later endpapers, later half calf, red morocco label, contemporary panelled calf, [Goldsmiths' 4403], Charles Harper, 1707; and 2 others, 1 a duplicate of first mentioned, 8vo & 4to (3).

⁂ The first is notable for being the first major attempt at an historical survey of prices, wages and incomes.

Peter Le Neve (1661-1729), herald and antiquary.

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Fleetwood (William) Chronicon Preciosum, Peter Le

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
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London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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