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Early 18th century recipe book, from the Stevens Cox Collection

One hopes that two recent books about this important 18th century bookseller and publisher will help restore Dodsley's once lustrous reputation, and make his books once again an enviable foundation upon which to erect a private library....

Based upon the English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC) bibliography and printed works in Gale's The Eighteenth Century microfilm collection, ()offers students and researchers access to the most comprehensive online library of 18th century book titles printed in the United Kingdom.

This collection of eighteenth century books contains every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom between the years 1701 and 1800 – 135,000 printed works comprising more than 26 million scanned facsimile pages. While the majority of works in are in the English language, researchers will also discover a rich vein of works printed in Dutch, French, German, Italian, Latin, Spanish and Welsh.

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7 GEORGE SHAPLAND 1788 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DUAL PURPOSE BOOK: CIPHERING AND COMPLEX MATHEMATICS WITH NAUTICAL AND NAVIGATIONAL EXERCISES AND OBSERVATIONS HANDWRITTEN BY AN ADVANCED SCHOLAR BEAUTIFULLY EXECUTED
England 1788 Vellum Good Manuscript 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
On offer is a simply smashing, original late 18th Century manuscript book handwritten and executed in a lovely, mature hand of an advanced student executed superbly with ochre [?] borders of complex mathematical diagrams, longitudinal and latitude charts, hand colored flourishes, illustrations and accents making for a wonderful, ancient book which is one part cyphering work book of complex mathematics, algebra, trigonometry etc. and when turned over a book of education and exercises in seamanship and nautical formulae with Chapters such as: Astronomical Definitions, Gnomonicks or The Art Of Dialling and much much more. Inscribed on the inside cover with a drawing done by the writer, 'George Shapland, His Book March 22 1788.' The first 74 pages of the 8 x 6.5 inch book are comprised of nautical and astronomical definitions presented in beautiful calligraphic hand with many, many confidently hand drawn illustrations. Reverse the book and there are 101 pages of mathematics explaining algebra and surd quantities with different chapters, such as 'substition' and the solution of 'quadratick equations'. Once a premium vellum journal the outside covers are soiled and there is an interior crack of the text block though still a remarkably tight volume making for overall G. 
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Early 18th century leather book binding panels For Sale at 1stdibs

On offer is a simply smashing, original late 18th Century manuscript book handwritten and executed in a lovely, mature hand of an advanced student executed superbly with ochre [?] borders of complex mathematical diagrams, longitudinal and latitude charts, hand colored flourishes, illustrations and accents making for a wonderful, ancient book which is one part cyphering work book of complex mathematics, algebra, trigonometry etc. and when turned over a book of education and exercises in seamanship and nautical formulae with Chapters such as: Astronomical Definitions, Gnomonicks or The Art Of Dialling and much much more. Inscribed on the inside cover with a drawing done by the writer, 'George Shapland, His Book March 22 1788.' The first 74 pages of the 8 x 6.5 inch book are comprised of nautical and astronomical definitions presented in beautiful calligraphic hand with many, many confidently hand drawn illustrations. Reverse the book and there are 101 pages of mathematics explaining algebra and surd quantities with different chapters, such as 'substition' and the solution of 'quadratick equations'. Once a premium vellum journal the outside covers are soiled and there is an interior crack of the text block though still a remarkably tight volume making for overall G.