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Surveying.- Blagrave (John) Baculum Familliare, Catholicon sive Generale. A Booke of the making and use of a Staffe, newly invented by the Author, called the Familiar Staffe, first edition, collation: A-K4 (lacking final blank K4), largely printed in black letter, woodcut illustrations to title and other woodcut illustrations and diagrams to text, woodcut initials and decorations, title soiled, a few marginal repairs, modern cloth, [STC 3118], small 4to, Printed by Heugh Jackson dwelling at Fleete Bridge, at the signe of S. John the Evangelist, 1590.

⁂ Blagrave (1561-1611) was an English mathematician perhaps best known for his 1585 work The Mathematical Jewel.

Provenance: Rothamsted acquisition date 1916.

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Surveying.- Blagrave (John) Baculum Familliare,

Estimate £800 - £1,200
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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