Collation, Format and Pagination

Collation and Pagination Statement

This book has vertical chain lines and gatherings of 8 leaves suggesting it is an Octavo and it is made of laid paper. It has a total of 21 gatherings of 8 leaves equalling to 168 leaves or 336 pages. Of these 336 exactly 27 pages are not numbered and 309 of them are. Each gathering is signed only up to the fourth leaf, with the exception of A and A2 which are not signed. The preliminaries include the Author’s Preface and that of the translator (in this case Charles Hoole translating from Latin/German to Latin/ English).- Jan 25, 1658