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HATTON, Edward. An Intire System of Arithmetic: or Arithmetic in all its Parts.
London : 1721First edition of Hatton's mathematical manual, with Isaac Newton listed as one of the subscribers, accompanied by an original contemporary poem entitled "On Sir Isaac Newton" written in manuscript on the front pastedown by its author and this copy's former owner, Thomas Dod of Edge, Cheshire.
Praising Newton for his "more than human intellect",... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 122034
BILLS OF MORTALITY; GREAT PLAGUE OF LONDON - COMPANY OF PARISH CLERKS OF LONDON. London's Dreadful Visitation:
London : 1665First edition, the rarer "20th of December" issue, complete with the folding table. This weekly register of deaths and burials for the year 1665 provides a "valuable and vivid record" of the great plague of London (Norman); the summary bill records that of the 97,306 persons buried in the parishes of London at this time, 68,596 (roughly 70) died of... Learn More£37,500.00
Stock Code: 148683