Jed: Buxton.[Two accompanying slips with biographical details.]
Etching with two added type-press slips. Sheet 260 x 216mm. 10¼ x 8½". Cut, laid on album sheet.
Jedediah Buxton (1707-1772) was a noted English mental calculator. Although his father was a schoolmaster, his education had been so neglected that he could not write; and his knowledge, except for numbers, was extremely limited.
Ex Norman Blackburn Collection. Not in W.
[Ref: 18744] £50.00