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Playford, John approximately 1655-1685 or 1686

Overview
Works: 113 works in 376 publications in 1 language and 3,066 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Handbooks and manuals  Calendars  Registers (Lists)  Controversial literature 
Roles: Author, Printer, Publisher, Editor
Classifications: PR1121, 820.8
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Most widely held works by John Playford
Vade mecum, or, The necessary pocket companion by John Playford( )

35 editions published between 1699 and 1772 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vade mecum: or, The necessary pocket companion. Containing, I. Sir Samuel Moreland's perpetual almanack, (adapted to the new style) readily shewing the day of the month, moveable feasts, and terms, for any year past, present, or to come, to the year 1899, inclusive; with many useful tables proper thereto, and rules to find them. The same adapted to the old style. II. Remarkable fairs in England. III. A table for land measure, a tide-table, and a table of expence. IV. The years of each King's reign from the Norman conquest to this time. V. Directions for every month in the year, what is to be done in the orchard, kitchen, and flower-gardens. VI. The reduction of weights, measures, and coins. VII. Tables wherein any number of farthings, halfpence, pence, or shillings, are ready cast up; of great use to all traders. VIII. The interest and rebate of money; the forbearance, discompt, and purchase of annuities. IX. Tables for casting up Portugal gold, Guineas, and half Guineas. X. The rates of past-letters, both inland and outland, according to the new establishment. XI. An account of the penny-post, according to the late regulations. XII. The principal roads in England. XIII. The names of the countries, cities, and borough towns in Great-Britain, with number of knights Commissioners of shires, citizens, and burgesses, chosen therein to serve in Parliament. XIV. The usual and authorized rates of fares or coachmen, carmen, and watermen; with many other curious and useful particulars. The twenty second edition, carefully corrected, with additions and improvements. To which is added, interest in epitome; or, Tables in a shorter method than any yet published, from 1 pound to 10 millions, at 3, 4, 5, and 6 per cent by John Playford( )

5 editions published in 1772 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vade mecum: or, the necessary pocket companion. I. Sir Samuel Moreland's Perpetual Almanack, readily shewing the day of the month, the moveable feasts and terms, for any year past, present, or to come; with many useful tables proper thereto, and rules to find them out for ever. II. Directions relating to the purchasing and measuring of land. III. Remarkable fairs in England, a tide-table, and a table of expence. IV. The years of each King's reign from the Norman Conquest to this time. V. Directions for every month in the year, what is to be done in the orchard, kitchen, and flower-gardens. VI. The reduction of weights, measures, and coins, wherein is a table of that assize of bread. VII. A table wherein any number of farthings, half-pence, pence, or shillings, are ready cast up; of great use to all traders. VIII. The interest and rebate of money; the forbearance, discompt, and purchase of annuities. IX. The rates of post-letters, both in-land and out-land, according to the new establishment. X. An account of the penny-post. XI. The principal roads in England. XII. The names of the counties, cities, and borough towns in Great-Britain, with the number of knights, commissioners of shires, citizens, and burgesses, chosen therein to serve in parliament. XIII. The usual and authorized rates or fares of coachmen, carmen, and watermen. XIV. Tables for casting up nobles, marks, and guines. The seventeenth edition carefully corrected with additions and improvements. To which is added, interest in epitome; or, tables in a shorter method than any yet published, from 1 pound to 10 millions, at 3,4,5 and 6 per cent by John Playford( )

4 editions published in 1749 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vade mecum, or, The necessary companion by John Playford( Book )

17 editions published between 1679 and 1971 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vade mecum: or, The necessary pocket companion. Containing, I. Sir Samuel Moreland's perpetual almanack, (adapted to the new style) readily shewing the day of the month, moveable feasts, and terms, for any year past, present, or to come, to the year 1899, inclusive; with many useful tables proper thereto, and rules to find them. The same adapted to the old style. II. Directions relating to the purchasing and measuring of land. III. Remarkable fairs in England, a tide-table, and a table of expence. IV. The years of each King's reign from the Norman conquest to this time. V. Directions for every month in the year, what is to be done in the orchard, kitchen, and flower gardens. VI. The reduction of weights, measures, and coins; wherein is a table of the assize of bread. VII. A table wherein any number of Farthings, Half-pence, Pence, or Shillings, are ready cast up; of great use to all traders. VIII. The interest and rebate of money; the forbearance, discompt, and purchase, of annuities. IX. The rates of post-letters, both inland and outland, according to the new establishement. X. An account of the Penny-post. XI. The principal roads in England. XII. The names of the counties, cities, and borough towns in Grea-Britain, with the number of knights commissioners of shires, citizens, and burgesses, chosen therein to serve in Parliament. XIII. The usual and authorized rates or fares of coachmen, carmen, and waterman. XIV. Tables for casting up Portugal gold, Guineas, and Half Guines. The twentieth edition, carefully corrected, with additions and improvements. To which is added, interest in epitome; or, Tables in a shorter method than any yet published, from 1 pound to 10 millions, at 3, 4, 5, and 6 per cent by John Playford( )

4 editions published in 1762 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vade mecum: or, The necessary pocket companion. Containing, I. Sir Samuel Moreland's prepetual almanack readily shewing the day of the month, and moveable feasts and terms, for any year past, present, or to come, curiously graved in copper; with many useful tables proper thereto. II. Directions relating to the purchasing and measuring land. III. Remarkable fairs in England, a tide-table, and a table of expence. IV. The years of each King's reign from the norman conquest, compar'd with the years of Christ. V. Directions for every month in the year, what is to be done in the orchard, kitchin and flower-gardens. VI. The reduction of weights, measures and coins; wherein is a tables of the assize of bread. VII. A table wherein any number of Farthings, Half-pence, Pence, or Shillings, are ready cast up; of great use to all traders. VIII. The interest and rebate of money; the forbearance, discompt and purchase of annuities. IX. The rales of post-letters, both in-land and out-land. X. An account of the Penny-post. XI. The principal roads in England. XII. 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. XIII. The usual and authorized rates or fairs of coach-men, car-men and water-men. XIV. Tables for casting up nobles, marks, Guineas and broad gold. The ninth edition with additions. To which is added, interest in epitome; or Tables, in a shorter method than any yet published, from 1 pound to 10 Millions, at 5, 6, 7, and 8, per cent. by Isreal Falgate, at the Bank of England. The third edition augmented by John Playford( )

4 editions published in 1708 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vade mecum: or, The necessary pocket companion. Containing, I. Sir Samuel Moreland's perpetual almanack, (adapted to the new style) readily shewing the day of the month, and moveable feasts, and terms, for any year past, present, or to come, to the year 1899, inclusive; with many useful tables proper thereto, and rules to find them. II. Directions relating to the purchasing and measuring of land. III. Remarkable fairs in England, a tide-table, and a table of expence. IV. The years of each king's reign from the Norman conquest to this time. V. Directions for every month in the year, what is to be done in the orchard, kitchen, and flower gardens. VI. The reduction of weights, measures, and coins; wherein is a table of the assize of bread. VII. A table wherein any number of farthings, halfpence, pence, or shillings, are ready cast up; of great use to all traders. VIII. The interest and rebate of money; the forbearance, discompt, and purchase, of annuities. IX. The rates of post-letters, both inland and outland, according to the new establishment. X. An account of the penny-post. XI. The principal roads in England. XII. The names of the counties, cities, and borough towns in Great-Britain, with the number of knights, commissioners of shires, citizens, and burgesses, chosen therein to serve in Parliament. XIII. The usual and authorized rates or fares of coachmen, carmen, and watermen. XIV. Tables for casting up nobles, marks, and guineas. The eighteenth edition, carefully corrected, with additions and improvements. To which is added, interest in epitome; or, tables in a shorter method than any yet published, from 1 pound to 10 millions, at 3, 4, 5, and 6 per cent by John Playford( )

4 editions published in 1753 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vade mecum or, the necessary pocket companion. Containing, I. Sir Samuel Morland's Perpetual Almanack, readily shewing the Day of the Month, and Moveable Feasts and Terms, for any Year past, present, or to come, curiously graved in Copper; with many useful Tables proper thereto. II. The Tears of each King's Reign from the Norman Conquest, compar'd with the Years of Christ. III. Directions for every Month in the Year, what is to be done in the Orchard, Kitchen and Flower-Gardens. IV. The Reduction of Weights, Measures and Coins; wherein is a Table of the Assize of Bread. V. A Table wherein any Number of Farthings, Half-Pence, Pence, or Shillings, are ready cast up; of great use to all Traders. VI. The Interest and Rebate of Money; the Forbearance, Discompt, and Purchase of Annuities. VII. The Rates of Post-Letters, both In-Land and Out-Land. VIII. An Account of the Penny-Post. IX. The Principal Roads in England. X. 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. XI. The usual and authorized Rates or Fairs of Coach-Men, Carman and Water-Men. XII. Tables for Casting up Nobles, Marks, Guineas and Broad Gold. The seventh edition, to which is added, interest in epitome; or Tables, in a Shorter Method than any yet published, from 1 Pound to 10 Millions, at 5, 6, 7, and 8. per Cent. by Israel Falgate at the Bank of England by John Playford( )

4 editions published in 1702 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vade mecum or, the necessary pocket companion. Containing I. Sir Samuel Moreland's Perpetual Almanack; readily shewing the Day of the Month, and Moveable Feast's and Terms, for any Year past, present, or to come; with many useful Tables proper thereto, and Rules to sind them out for ever. II. Directions relating to the Purchasing and Measuring of Land. III. Remarkable Fairs in England, a Tide-Table, and a Table of Expence. IV. The Years of each King's Reign from the Norman Conquest to this Time, compared with the Years of Christ. V. Directions for every Month in the Year, what is to be done in the Orchard, Kitchen, and Flower-Gardens. VI. The Reduction of Weights, Measures, and Coins; wherein is a Table of the Assize of Bread. Vii. A Table wherein any Number of Farthings, Halfpence, Pence, or Shillings, are ready cast up; of great Use to all Traders. Viii. The Interest and Rebate of Money; the Forbearance, Discompt, and Purchase of Annuities. IX. The Rates of Post Letters, both In-Land and Out-Land, according to the New Establishment. X. An Account of the Penny-Post. XI. The Principal Roads in England. XII. The Names of the Counties, Cities, and Borough Towns in Great Britain, with the Number of Knights, Commissioners of Shires, Citizens, and Burgesses, chosen therein to serve in Parliament. XIII. The usual and authorized Rates or Fares of Coachmen, Carmen, and Watermen. XIV. Tables for casting up Nobles, Marks, and Guineas. To which is added, Interest in Epitome; or, Tables in a shorter Method, than any yet Published, from 1 Pound to 10 Millions, at 5, 6, 7, and 8 per Cent. by Israel Falgate, at the Bank of England by John Playford( )

5 editions published in 1739 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vade mecum or, the necessary pocket companion. ... The seventh edition, to which is added, interest in epitome; by John Playford( )

10 editions published in 1702 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
John Playford drukker uit Koninkrijk Engeland (1650-1685)

John Playford English music printer (1650–1685)

Playford, J. approximately 1655-1685 or 1686

Playford, J. (John), approximately 1655-1685 or 1686

Playford, John ca. 1655-1685 or 6

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English (230)