Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Playford, John, 1623-1686?

Title:
Vade mecum, or, The necessary companion ...
Edition:
The fourth edition, much enlarged.
Published/Created:
London : Printed by A.G. for Tho. Sawbridge, at the sign of the three Flower-de-Luces in Little-Britain, 1687.

Physical Description:
[8], 207 p., [1] folded leaf of plates ; 20 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Bound in are 23 maps from: A new systeme of geography / by John Seller. [London : J. Seller, 1685].
Contents:
(from t.p.) 1. Sir S. Morland's Perpetual almanack, shewing the day of the month and moveable feasts and terms ... -- 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 or shillings are ready cast up ... -- 6. The interest and rebate of money, the forbearance, discompt, and purchase of annuities -- 7. The rates of post-letters, both in land and outland -- 8. An account of the penny-post -- 9. The principal roads in England ... -- 10. The names of the counties, cities, and borough-towns in England and Wales, with the number of knights, citizens, and burgesses chosen therein to serve in Parliament -- 11. The usual and authorized rates or fares of coachmen, carmen, and watermen
Subject Terms:
A. G. -- Printer. | Sawbridge, Tho. -- Publisher. | Ready-reckoners. | Almanacs, English. | Interest -- Great Britain.