Bibliophile Sale | 18 April 2013
Sold for £280
Ogilby (John) & William Morgan.
Mr. Ogilby's Pocket Book of Roads With the Computed & Measured Distances and the Distinction of Market and Post Townes, The Third Impression, 1f. of advertisements at beginning, without the map (8d in sheets as opposed to 10d with map), small mark on title, browned, juvenile signature of Mary Atkinson and some ink marks on front free endpaper, lower endpapers creased, contemporary calf, rubbed, [Wing O177A; ESTC lists 6 copies only, not in the BL], tall 8vo, for the Author, 1679.
⁂ "William Morgan having ocation to Print a 3d. Impression of this Book of Roads. To make it more Vseful and less Chargeable hath added Several Roads and Reduced the price to 8d. in sheets The sheet MAP of England Being fitted to Bind with it, the Price 10d Sold at his House Next the Blew Boar in Ludgate Street."
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