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Though Title "Arithmetic by Miss G Edmondson eventually becoming a Commonplace Book. Bean, Stationer.Leeds.1849 -1880
 Though Title "Arithmetic by Miss G Edmondson eventually becoming a Commonplace Book. Bean, Stationer.Leeds.1849 -1880


 
Price: $425.00

Product Code: 20200536

Description
 
Originally designed as a copy book for manuscript Measures, Applications, Equations, Weights and such that was subsequently repurposed as a commonplace book. A paste down on the inside cover with examples of  Autographs of Napoleon from 1785-1814. As the book progresses numerous poems and illustrations from various periodicals have been applied atop the arithmetic.  Also includes literature and humorous.  Includes articles such as sermon titled "Prayers and Potatoes,a sermon by Rev. J. T. Pette and a snippet on Authentication that is a narrative game of telephone where the message is interpreted differently.  Also includes promotional materials from the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. The commonplace book creator was mindful when creating the book seemingly preserving some of the more attractive arithmetic pages.  Measures 9 1/2" x 7 1/4". .