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Vade mecum: or, The necessary pocket companion. Containing, I. Sir Samuel Moreland's prepetual almanack readily shewing the day of the month, and moveable feasts and terms, for any year past, present, or to come, curiously graved in copper; with many useful tables proper thereto. II. Directions relating to the purchasing and measuring land. III. Remarkable fairs in England, a tide-table, and a table of expence. IV. The years of each King's reign from the norman conquest, compar'd with the years of Christ. V. Directions for every month in the year, what is to be done in the orchard, kitchin and flower-gardens. VI. The reduction of weights, measures and coins; wherein is a tables of the assize of bread. VII. A table wherein any number of Farthings, Half-pence, Pence, or Shillings, are ready cast up; of great use to all traders. VIII. The interest and rebate of money; the forbearance, discompt and purchase of annuities. IX. The rales of post-letters, both in-land and out-land. X. An account of the Penny-post. XI. The principal roads in England. XII. The names of the counties, cities and borough-towns in England and Wales, with the number of knights, citizens and burgesses chosen therein to serve in Parliament. XIII. The usual and authorized rates or fairs of coach-men, car-men and water-men. XIV. Tables for casting up nobles, marks, Guineas and broad gold. The ninth edition with additions. To which is added, interest in epitome; or Tables, in a shorter method than any yet published, from 1 pound to 10 Millions, at 5, 6, 7, and 8, per cent. by Isreal Falgate, at the Bank of England. The third edition augmented.

  • Playford, John, approximately 1655-1685 or 1686.
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London : Printed for G. Sawbridge, at the Three Flower D'Luces in Little-Britain, 1708.

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[4],216,[14]p. ; long 8⁰.

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ESTC T177276



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