Item #B4408 His Work, At The Academy of Mr. Thomas Rhys, Cowbridge. William Betterton of Margam Wales.
His Work, At The Academy of Mr. Thomas Rhys, Cowbridge.
His Work, At The Academy of Mr. Thomas Rhys, Cowbridge.
His Work, At The Academy of Mr. Thomas Rhys, Cowbridge.
His Work, At The Academy of Mr. Thomas Rhys, Cowbridge.

His Work, At The Academy of Mr. Thomas Rhys, Cowbridge.

c. 1824. Binding: elaborately bound in contemporary full morocco with broad floral borders in gilt ruling, gilt lettering to central panel of upper board. Gilt paneled spine in 5 compartments of raised bands with intricate gilt devices and gilt lettering. Inner gilt dentelles and marbled pasted and free endpapers. All edges gilt., Notes: An unusually large and very finely bound record of Betterton\\\'s instructions in Arithmetic, and a Course of Book-keeping. The work includes geometry and geometrical proofs with the practical applications to carpenters, joiners, plasterers, glaziers, masons and plumbers. Also the measuring of land and mapping, including ‘Dimensions of Certain enclosures in the County of Chester.’ Thomas Rhys is recorded as running his academy from 1816-1824

A Divisional leaf is dated in Manuscript 1829 and was probably inserted when the book was bound as the two sections are written on slightly different sizes of paper. Paper watermarked first section 1822, second section 1818., Size: Thick Small Folio (205mmx, Illustration: 560 pages and 232 pages with calligraphic headings, numerous text diagrams and several hand colored charts.
, Category: Book Manuscript; Book Science & Technology;. Very good condition. Item #B4408

Binding: elaborately bound in contemporary full morocco with broad floral borders in gilt ruling, gilt lettering to central panel of upper board. Gilt paneled spine in 5 compartments of raised bands with intricate gilt devices and gilt lettering. Inner gilt dentelles and marbled pasted and free endpapers. All edges gilt., Notes: An unusually large and very finely bound record of Betterton\\\'s instructions in Arithmetic, and a Course of Book-keeping. The work includes geometry and geometrical proofs with the practical applications to carpenters, joiners, plasterers, glaziers, masons and plumbers. Also the measuring of land and mapping, including ‘Dimensions of Certain enclosures in the County of Chester.’ Thomas Rhys is recorded as running his academy from 1816-1824

A Divisional leaf is dated in Manuscript 1829 and was probably inserted when the book was bound as the two sections are written on slightly different sizes of paper. Paper watermarked first section 1822, second section 1818., Size: Thick Small Folio (205mmx, Illustration: 560 pages and 232 pages with calligraphic headings, numerous text diagrams and several hand colored charts.
, Category: Book Manuscript; Book Science & Technology;.

Price: $3,750.00

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