Title: Vade mecum : or, the necessary pocket ...
Publisher: London : Printed for C. Hitch and L. Hawes, H. Woodfall, J. Rivington, R. Baldwin, W. Johnston [and 6 others in London]
Publication Date: 1762
Book Condition: Good
Edition: 5th or later Edition
268 printed page. Collates A2, B4-Mm2, but early page numbers reading , *9, 10*, 3-6, *11, 12*, 9-268. The text is continuous despite the pagination, as also noted in WorldCat. Contemporary ink ownership signature of William Bacon on title page and further inscriptions of William & Mary Bacon on front endpapers including details of payments for Haymaking, June 1817. Some corners slightly creased. Pages 180-1 with marginal ink annotations and inscription "Mary Bacon, her book, 1777". 9.5 x 20 cm. Contemporary full blind-tooled calf. Spine with raised bands (rubbed with mild cracks). Hinges split and worn. Corners worn. A handbook, compendium of information or guide that was kept constantly at hand for frequent or regular consultation. WorldCat locates three copied of this edition and they are all in the UK. Bookseller Inventory # 5024