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Vade mecum, or The necessary companion : containing, 1. Sir S. Morland's Perpetual almanack ... curiously graved in copper; with many useful tables proper thereto. 2. The years of each king's reign from the Norman conquest compar'd with the years of Christ. 3. Directions for every month in the year, what is to be done in the orchard, kitchin, and flower-gardens. 4. The reduction of weights, measures, and coins, wherein is a table of the assize of bread. 5. A table wherein any number of farthings, half-pence, pence, or shillings, are ready cast up; ... 6. The interest and rebate of money; the forebearance, discompt, and purchase of annuities. 7. The rates of post-letters, both inland and outland. 8. The principal roads of England ... also the market-towns on each road, with the days of the week the markets are kept on; ... 9. The names of the counties, cities, and borough-towns in England and Wales ... 10. The usual and authorized rates or fares for coachmen, carmen, and watermen. Preview this item
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Vade mecum, or The necessary companion : containing, 1. Sir S. Morland's Perpetual almanack ... curiously graved in copper; with many useful tables proper thereto. 2. The years of each king's reign from the Norman conquest compar'd with the years of Christ. 3. Directions for every month in the year, what is to be done in the orchard, kitchin, and flower-gardens. 4. The reduction of weights, measures, and coins, wherein is a table of the assize of bread. 5. A table wherein any number of farthings, half-pence, pence, or shillings, are ready cast up; ... 6. The interest and rebate of money; the forebearance, discompt, and purchase of annuities. 7. The rates of post-letters, both inland and outland. 8. The principal roads of England ... also the market-towns on each road, with the days of the week the markets are kept on; ... 9. The names of the counties, cities, and borough-towns in England and Wales ... 10. The usual and authorized rates or fares for coachmen, carmen, and watermen.

Author: John Playford; Samuel Morland, Sir
Publisher: London : printed for J.P. and sold by Thomas Passinger, at the Three Bibles on London-Bridge, 1683.
Series: Early English books online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Online system or service : English : The third edition, much enlargedView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Early works to 1800
Handbooks, manuals, etc. Early works to 1800
Material Type: Online system or service, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Playford; Samuel Morland, Sir
OCLC Number: 606874223
Notes: Dedication signed by John Playford.
[1] p. at end = advertisements.
Reproduction of the original at the British Library.
Description: 1 online resource ([8], 207, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates) : ill. (tables)
Series Title: Early English books online.
Other Titles: Vade mecum
Necessary companion
Perpetual almanack.

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