UNRECORDED ARITHMETIC BOOKLET FOR CHILDREN

Libretto di abbaco per istruzione de’ fanciulli. Di nuovo rivisto, e corretto, con aggiunta di alcune regole.

Roma, Si vende da Pietro Aureli alla Catena della Sapienza num. 24, 1817.

16mo, pp. 16; title and last page within woodcut geometrical frame and with woodcut central ornament, acting as front and rear wrappers, as issued; front cover soiled, dampstaining throughout.

£240

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Unrecorded issue of a printed ‘abacus’, a short textbook of practical arithmetic, intended for the education of children. The booklet starts with an explanation of numbers and their value according to their positions (units, tens, hundreds ...), followed by various multiplication tables, cross-checking calculations, mathematical operations and an explanatory table of Roman numbers.

No copies of the present issue are recorded on OCLC, COPAC or ICCU.

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