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Clay (Thomas) Briefe, Easie and Necessary Tables for the valuation of Leases, Annuities, and Purchases, second edition, woodcut tables, 19th century vellum, Britwell Library copy with gilt arms to covers, [STC 5372], 8vo, by G.Eld and M.Flesher, 1622.

⁂ A scarce work with an excellent provenance, only 4 copies on ESTC (not in BL).

Provenance: William Henry Miller (1789-1848, gilt arms on cover "one of England's greatest book-collectors" - De Ricci), by descent to: -- Miss Marsh, by descent to: -- Samuel Christie-Miller M.P. (d. 1889, pencilled inscription on flyleaf 'C+P 13/7/67, Riviere'). Rothamsted acquisition date 1929.

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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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