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The table of the assise of bread

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Title
The table of the assise of bread
Names
Penkethman, John (Author)
Collection

A collection of several authentick accounts of the history and price of wheat, bread, malt, &c

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1748
Place: 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
Genres
Prints
Tables (Data)
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
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12474848
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG96-B1134
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 73efda80-c608-012f-5e81-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1748: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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. https://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 January 21, 2021. https://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 https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a6687c2d-706d-914d-e040-e00a18061f85

Wikipedia Citation

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The table of the assise of bread