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The Elements of Book-Keeping; comprising a System of Merchants Accounts, founded on Real Business, and adapted to modern Practice: with an Appendix on Exchanges, including the recent alterations.
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KELLY, Patrick.

The Elements of Book-Keeping; comprising a System of Merchants Accounts, founded on Real Business, and adapted to modern Practice: with an Appendix on Exchanges, including the recent alterations.

The second edition, Augmented and Improved.

Published: London: for J. Johnson, F. and C. Rivington, G. and J. Robinson, and W. and J. Richardson, 1802

Stock code: 107087

Price: £175

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Second edition of Kelly’s book-keeping instruction manual, first printed in 1801, with an introductory preface offering a short history of book-keeping. Kelly was master of the Finsbury-Square academy. The work met with considerable success.

Octavo (210 x 131 mm). Contemporary sprinkled sheep, flat spine ruled gilt, unlettered. Ownership inscription in Latin dated 1817 at head of half title: “E Libris in usum Discipulorum Scholae Haslemerense Joannes Austinis Praeceptor” Ink splash to boards, fore edge of front board and corners a little rubbed, one bifolium slightly sprung, front free endpaper removed. A very good copy.

Bibliography: ICAEW, p. 86. Not in Goldsmiths', Herwood, or Kress.

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