A Complete Treatise on Practical Arithmetic and Book-Keeping, both by single and double entry, adapted to the use of schools.
A new edition, corrected and enlarged by Alexander Ingram, Mathematician.Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1811 Stock Code: 105514
"New edition" of a work that was extremely popular in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, first published as The School-Master's Guide: or, a Complete System of Practical Arithmetic. The first two printings do not appear to have survived, the earliest edition in ESTC and ICAEW being the third of 1771.
Duodecimo in half-sheets (171 x 100 mm), pp. viii, 243, [1 (blank)]. Contemporary sheep, spine ruled gilt.
Ownership inscription in ink of Lucy Nicholson on front free endpaper. Joints cracked, front joint with one cord repaired, spine ends and corners worn. Some light toning and occasional foxing. Clean tear to one leaf, without loss of text; a good copy.
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