Collectionscollection 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.
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.
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. -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.
Extent: , 3, , 25-30, , 27-60, , -79,  p., folded leaf of plates ; 23 cm. (4to)