54. Arbuthnot, John / [Daniel Conner Library].
Tables of Antient Coins, Weights and Measures – Explained And Exemplified in Several Dissertations [Including: “A Dissertation concerning the Doses of Medicines given by Ancient Physicians” / Including “Of the Jewish Coins in which their weights are likewise considered”]. The Second Edition – To which is added, An Appendix, containing Observations on Dr.Arbuthnot’s Dissertations on Coins, Weights and Measures by Benjamin Langwith.
London, Printed for D. Browne, without Temple-Bar; A.Millar, in the Strand; and J.Whiston and B.White, in Fleet-Street, 1754. Quarto (24 cm x 29 cm). Collation [complete as called for by Index]: Title, 11 unnumbered pages, 327 pages plus 18 plates (partly folded) with Weights, Measures and Values of Several Foreign Coins explained. Original 18th-century binding, recently rebacked in 18th-century-style by two english master-bookbinders. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Front free endpaper with faded dampstain. Only very minor signs of foxing. Some minor wormhole – damage to the inner margins but not effecting the text. Wide margins. Extremely Rare Publication, now beautifully restored ! From the library of Daniel Conner (Connerville / Manch House), with his Exlibris / Bookplate to pastedown.