Isaac Cleave’s bills, dated 17 February 1690 and 2 July 1691, for supplying 36 volumes to Hugh Hodges [Sherborne School Governor from 1669 and Steward c.1670-1687] for Sherborne School Library.

Receipt for£6. 12s for three volumes (Coke’s Institutes, Coke’s Reports and Coke’s Entries) supplied by Isaac Cleave to Hugh Hodges, 17 February 1690:

Bill and receipt for £43.13.6 for 33 volumes (with boxes, cord and carriage) supplied by Isaac Cleave to Hugh Hodges, 2 July 1691:


Further information:
Peter Currie, ‘Reflections on a bookseller’s bill of 1687’, Antiquarian Book Monthly Review (June 1987)
Sherborne School Rare Book Collection


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