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12A West Street
Wareham
Dorset
BH20 4JX
Contact Tom Lintern-Mole
Telephone 01929 556656
Mobile 07921 151496
Specialists Antiquarian Books, Manuscripts c.1500-1900, Early Printed Books, Military and Maritime, Law, Fine Bindings, Illustrated, Travel
Antiquates Ltd
Stand D14

BERNARD, Edward.

Edvardi Bernardi de mensuris et ponderibus antiquis libri tres., Oxoniae [i.e. Oxford]. E Theatro Seldonio [sic], 1688.

8vo. [16], 261pp, [83]. An engraved folding plate and three tables, two of which folding. Contemporary blind-stamped speckled calf, black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. A trifle rubbed and scuffed, slight splitting to joints. Slight marginal loss to Hh, else internally clean and crisp.

Note
An enlarged and amended version of a letter prefixed to Edward Pococke's A commentary on the prophecy of Hosea (Oxford, 1685) by English philologist and scholar Edward Bernard (1638-1697) which describes systems of weights and measures employed by ancient and classical civilisations. The book concludes with an address celebrating Bernard's work and character by famed English Orientalist Thomas Hyde (1636-1703), professor of Hebrew at Queen's College, Oxford and chief curator of the Bodleian Library.

Edition
Editio altera, purior & duplo locupletior.
£300