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Book prices in England about the year 1670

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price (in shillings) of bound booksprice (in shillings) of bound booksbook prices (in shillings) by binding typeprice distribution for large octavo bound books

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by descending median priceby smallest to largest sizeby most to least common binding description

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price

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book subjecttitlesmedian pricemean pricebook sizetitlesmedian pricemean pricebindingtitlesmedian pricemean price-------------------------------------------------------------

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architecture786.64twenty-fours1211.00bound88024.02 Percentiles Smallest

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military discipline389.33small twelves5111.01not specified13612.60 1% 1 .5

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law444.511.66twelves171.51.72sticht680.750.96 5% 1.25 .75

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horsemanship343.67large twelves1071.51.54in quires64550.0010% 1.5 1 Obs 285

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Libri Lat.763.56.25small octavo13711.4525% 1.5 1 Sum of Wgt. 285

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history1182.755.19octavo701.52.13globes55056.00

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arithmetick132.52.83large octavo2852.52.5950% 2.5 Mean 2.589766

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navigation112.54.73quarto9844.96 Largest Std. Dev. 1.240105

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musick82.253.44folio1031216.6075% 3 6

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cookery, preserving, candying, .etc.622.4290% 4 7 Variance 1.537859

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divinity28323.0795% 5 8 Skewness 1.507533

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husbandry and gardening1125.1499% 7 9 Kurtosis 6.587699

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miscellanies14222.89

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physick5222.93title distribution by size and binding type

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merchandise41.55.00

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poetry431.52.21

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school-books561.52.11book sizeboundnot specifiedstichtin quiresall binding types

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twenty-fours1200012

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small twelves5130054

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twelves17120029

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large twelves107610114

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small octavo137960152

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octavo703330106

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large octavo2852250312

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quarto9836440178

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folio1031596133

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Total8801366861,090