Tables of Interest, At 3, 4, 4 1/2 and 5 per Cent. From £.1 to £.10,00, and From 1 to 365 days… Also, Tables at all the above Rates, from 1-12 Months, and from 1-12 years. And, Tables, Shewing the Exchange on Bills, or Commission on Goods, &c. from 1/8 to 3 per Cent. To Which is Prefixed, A Table of Discount on Bills… The Fifth Edition

  • Thomson, John
  • Edinburgh: Printed for W. Creech and C. Elliot 1788
  • ESTC T98104.


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SIGNED BY AUTHOR, 12mo, pp [viii], 532. Contemporary tree calf, red morocco label, spine divided by gilt rolls. Some soiling, scattered ink stains not obscuring text. Scratched and somewhat rubbed. Numerous ownership inscriptions of Henry Oliphant of Kirkaldy to endpapers including one to front pastedown dated 1803 and three on title page, sums in pencil and ink to endpapers.


Signed by the author to verso of title page beneath the legend 'The warranted correctness and established character of the Author's Books, induce him to inform the Public, That no copy of any of them is genuine but what is signed by his own hand, as under.' This 1768 text was reprinted many times well into the 19th century, with 18th century reprints comparatively scarce - ESTC records 7 locations for this edition.

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