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VERNON, John.

The Compleat Compting-House:

Or, The Young Lad taken from the Writing-School, and fully Instructed, by Way of Dialogue, in all the Mysteries of a Merchant. From his First Understanding of Plain Arithmetick, to the Highest Pitch of Trade. Whereby the Master is saved much Labour, and the Lad is led by the Hand to all his Work and Business; which to Youth is accounted Troublesome, but will here seem Pleasant. A Work very Necessary for all that are concerned in keeping Accompts of what Quality soever. The Fifth Edition, Corrected and Amended.

printed for T. Worrall, London , 1727 Stock Code: 105383
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Notes

One of several editions calling itself the fifth, first published in 1678. This edition is very scarce, ESTC locating only three copies.

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Description

Duodecimo (144 x 85 mm), pp. [xiv], 179. Contemporary panelled calf, rebacked, red morocco label.

Illustrations

Complete with initial advertisement leaf.

Condition

Early ownership inscription to free endpaper. Corners worn, some light spotting; a very good copy.

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