System Mercantile Arithmetic Math 1814 Newburyport Michael Walsh leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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A New System of Mercantile Arithmetic Adapted to the Commerce of the United States, in its Domestic and Foreign Relations: With Forms of Accounts and Other Writings Usually Occurring in Trade, by Michael Walsh.
Published 1814, Newburyport, Massachusetts by C. Norris & Co.
275 pages. Text in English.
Interesting early American math book relating to commerce and commercial life.
Period full leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, gilt title lettering on contrasting red leather label.
Binding well age worn, book has clearly seen much use, consultation and handling.
Text block toned, extensive scattered small light spotting and damp staining, text block corners rounded, stray pen marks, etc.
Early owner's inscription: Edward George Simpson, York (Maine?).
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Book Measures c. 7" H x 4 1/2" W.