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Vade mecum: or, The necessary companion [microform] : Containing, 1. Sir S. Morland's perpetual almanack, ... curiously graved in copper; with many usefull 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 where 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 in-land and out-land. 8. An account of the penny-post. 9. The principal roads in England, ... also the market-towns, on each road, with the days of the week the markets are kept on; ... 10. The names of the counties, cities, and borough-towns in England and Wales, ... 11. The usual and authorized rates or fares of coachmen, carmen, and watermen.

Author/Creator:
Playford, John, ca. 1655-1685 or 6.
Other Title:
Vade mecum
Necessary companion.
Edition:
The fifth edition, with new additions.
Publication:
London : printed by W. Horton for T. and G. Sawbridge, at the sign of the three Flower-de-Luces in Little-Britain, 1692.
Series:
Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 2035:28.
Format/Description:
Microformat
[8], 229, [3] p., folded table
Subjects:
Ready-reckoners -- Early works to 1800.
Notes:
Dedication signed: John Playford.
With a preliminary contents leaf.
Much of the almanac is engraved.
At foot of title page, outside border: William Badham.
Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library.
Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1990. 1 microfilm reel 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 2035:28). s1990 miun a
Cited in:
Wing (2nd ed.) P2508.
Contributor:
Morland, Samuel, Sir, 1625-1695.
OCLC:
55723264
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