Hamish Riley-Smith

Rare Books And Manuscripts

Recent acquisitions

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Thomas Annan. Photographs of Glasgow College 1866


Photographs of Glasgow College 1866

Glasgow College as Adam Smith knew it “by far the happiest and most honourable period of my life”

ANNAN,Thomas. Photographs of Glasgow College. Glasgow, T.Annan [1866] Oblong folio album, 15.5 x 11.0 ins, original green cloth, a little worn, skilfully rebacked, triple gilt fillets, with the College coat-of-arms in gilt on upper board and lettered in gilt Photographs of Glasgow College, 20 albumen silver prints mounted on cards rectos, [17.1-13.....

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Pietro Borgo. Libro de Abacho 1540


Libro de Abacho 1540

The second Italian commercial arithmetic – a practical book for the use of merchants

BORGO,Pietro. Libro de Abacho. Venice,Bernardino de Bindoni 1540 Quarto, 20.0 x 15.5 cm, contemporary vellum, yapped edges, later endpapers, 99 leaves [leaves 1, 68-69, 88, 91 and 100 are unnumbered; no leaves for 7 and 8; leaf 80 is misnumbered 74, leaf 86 misnumbered 8], woodcut initials, rinted mathematical calculations in the margins thro....

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Fray Thomas de Mercado. Summa de Tratos y Contratos. Seville 1571


Summa de Tratos y Contratos. Seville 1571

The first description of the quantity theory of money

The School of Salamanca and the Quantity Theory of Money THOMAS DE MERCADO, Fray. Summa de Tratos y Contratos...anadidas ala primera addition, muchas nueuas resoluciones. Y dos libros enteros, como parace en la pagina siguente. Seville, Hernando Diaz 1571 Thick quarto, 20.0 x 14.0cm, quarter vellum and cloth boards, five raised bands, spine le....

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