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The table of the assise 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: 73efda80-c608-012f-5e81-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

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

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "The table of the assise of bread." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a6687c2d-706d-914d-e040-e00a18061f85

APA Format

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

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The table of the assise of bread.