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The description and use of the table of assise, or the weight of bread.

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Names
Penkethman, John (Author)
Collection

collection of several authentick accounts of the history and price of wheat, bread, malt, &c. : from the coming in of William the Conquerour to Michaelmas 1745 : with some occasional remarks.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1748
Place Term: London
Publisher: Printed for W. Warden, and sold by C. Davis ...
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KC 1748 96-79
Topics
Bread -- Prices
Famines -- Great Britain
Notes
Content : "A true relation or collection of the most remarkable dearths and famines, which have happened within this realme since the comming in of William the Conquerour, to Michaelmas 1745" (p. [61]-79) has special t.p.

Content : Binding: 19th century half red leather and brown paper boards. Binder's title: Assize of bread.

Content : Dedication signed: John Penkethman.

Content : Engraved table on folded leaf.

Content : Illustrated added engraved t.p., which reads: Artachthos, or, A new book declaring the assise or weight of bread by troy and avoirdupois weights, containing divers orders andarticles made and set forth by the right Hon[oura]ble the Lords and others of His Majesty's most Hon[oura]ble Privy Council : whereunto are added other necessary tables, instructions and relations which in the next title page are at large express'd. Publish'd by their Lordships orders. London : Printed for R. Bishop &c., A.D. 1638, Reprinted for W. Warden, A.D. 1748.

Content : Penkethman's work originally published: London : Printed by E[dward] G[riffine] and R. B[ishop] ..., 1638. Cf. STC 19598.

Content: Provenance: Bequest of Helen Hay Whitney.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12474848
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG96-B1134
UUID: 738a9040-c608-012f-6b04-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1748: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "The description and use of the table of assise, or the weight of bread." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1748. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a6687c2d-706b-914d-e040-e00a18061f85

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "The description and use of the table of assise, or the weight of bread." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a6687c2d-706b-914d-e040-e00a18061f85

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1748). The description and use of the table of assise, or the weight of bread. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a6687c2d-706b-914d-e040-e00a18061f85

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The description and use of the table of assise, or the weight of bread.