Early American Student's Ciphering Book.
Early American Student's Ciphering Book.
[Mathematics / Americana].

Early American Student's Ciphering Book.

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(n. p.): (n. d.). Circa 1780 - 1800. Quarto, approx. 12-1/2" x 9". 24 pp of laid paper, crudely bound in a contemporary rough canvas wrapper. Center fold line; soiling, wear and loss to wrapper; toning, creasing and light soiling to leaves, with shallow loss to fore-edge of some leaves; lower approx. 1/3 missing from two leaves.

An early American ciphering book featuring simple math and word problems, often with a mercantile bent. Lessons include The Numeration Table; Addition of Money; Addition of Troy Weight; Addition of Dry Measure; Subtraction; Multiplication Table; and more. Money is given in British coinage.


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