BOTLEY (SAMUEL) Maximum in minimo or Mr. Jeremiah Richs Pens Dexterity Compleated with the Whole Terms of the Law, [c.1690]
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BOTLEY (SAMUEL) Maximum in minimo or Mr. Jeremiah Richs Pens Dexterity Compleated with the Whole Terms of the Law, [c.1690]
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BOTLEY (SAMUEL)
Maximum in minimo or Mr. Jeremiah Richs Pens Dexterity Compleated with the Whole Terms of the Law, 31 leaves, engraved throughout including 2 portraits, pictorial title and 9 leaves with pictorial vignettes in upper margin, 2 blindstamps, library markings on verso of title and one frontispiece, early stiff wrappers (with ownership inscription of "Henry Smith, Exon" on upper cover) bound in modern cloth, upper joint split [Wing B3808], 8vo, John Man, [c.1690]

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  • Scarce edition of Samuel Botley's attractively illustrated treatise on shorthand, ostensibly a reissue of Jeremiah Rich's The Penns Dexterity to which Botley added a section on "the whole Terms of the Law".
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