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History of numerals and counting
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History of numerals and counting
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History of numerals and counting
A COLLECTION OF 26 WORKS IN 27 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
i. Anderson, Woodford Dulaney (b.1870). Manu-mental computation. New York: Greenwich Press, 1904, 8vo, engraved frontispiece, original cloth, box, [T&W A76] 
ii. Burkhardt, Heinrich F.K.L. (1861-1914). Wie man vor Zeiten rechnete [offprint from:] Zeitschrift für Mathematischen und naturwissenschaftlichen Unterricht, Leipzig: Teubner, 1905, 8vo, original printed paper wrappers, [T&W B289]
iii. Cajori, Florian (1859-1930). A History of Mathematical Notations. Chicago: Open Court Publishing Company, 1928, 8vo, volume one only, original cloth, dust-jacket, [T&W C3]
iv. Another edition. Chicago: Open Court Publishing Company, 1951-52, 2 volumes, 8vo, original cloth, dust jackets, [T&W C4]
v. Campagne, Maurice (1849-1906). De l'emploi des chiffres dits Arabes au Moyen-Age. Paris: Agen, 1904, 8vo, presentation copy, original printed paper wrappers [not in T&W]
vi. Conant, Levi Leonard (1857-1916). The number concept: its origin and development. New York: Macmillan, 1896, 8vo, original cloth, [T&W C163]
vii. Another edition. New York: Macmillan, 1931, 8vo, original cloth [T&W C164]
viii. Conant, L.L. Primitive number systems. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1893 [offprint from:] The Smithsonian Report for 1892, 8vo, original printed paper wrappers, [T&W C165]
ix. Du Pasquier, Louis-Gustave (1876-1957). Le développement de la notion de nombre. Paris: Attinger frères, 1921, 8vo, later boards, [T&W D73], spotting 
x. Endres, Franz Carl (1878-1954). Mystik und Magie der Zahlen. Zurich: Rascher, 1951, 8vo, original cloth, [T&W E10]
xi. Fettweis, Ewald (1881-1963). Wie Man einstens rechnete. Leipzig: Teubner, 1923, 8vo, original printed paper wrappers, [T&W F49]
xii. Fettweis, E. Das Rechnen der Naturvölker. Leipzig: Teubner, 1927, 8vo, original printed paper wrappers, [T&W F48]
xiii. Glaisher, James Whitbread Lee (1848-1928). On the early history of the signs + and - and on the early German arithmeticians [offprint from:] Messenger of Mathematics, vol. 51, 1921-22, 8vo, original printed paper wrappers, box, [T&W G47]
xiv. [Hager, Giuseppe (1757-1819)]. Memoria sulle cifre Arabiche. Milan: Giovanni Pirotta, 1813, folio, numerous woodcuts, contemporary wrappers, box, incomplete lacking gatherings 7 and 8, [T&W H4]
xv. Hill, George Francis (1867-1948). The development of Arabic numerals in Europe. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1915, 8vo, original paper boards, rebacked, [T&W H133]
xvi. Laufer, Berthold (1874-1934). The vigesimal and decimal systems in the Ainu numerals [offprint from:] Journal of the American Oriental Society, vol. 37, 1917, 8vo, original printed paper wrappers, [T&W L37]
xvii. Martin, Thomas Henri (1813-1884). Les signes numéraux et l'arithmétique chez les peuples de l'antiquité et du moyen-age. Rome: Propaganda fide, 1864, folio, later boards, [T&W M52]
xviii. Pott, August Friedrich (1802-1887). Die quinare und vigesimale Zählmethode bei Völkern aller Welttheile. Halle: Schwetschke, 1847, 8vo, boards, [T&W P106] 
xix. Reger, Adolf. Rechnen als Kultur und Bildungsgut in Anwendung auf methodische Einheiten. In Der Volkschulwart, 19 Jahrgang, Heft 3, Marz 1931. Munich: M. Gambera, 1931, 8vo, original printed paper wrappers, [T&W R51]
xx. Schubert, A. Das Rechnen an den Fingern und Maschinen. Berlin: Dümmlers, 1889, 8vo, stab stitched, spine reinforced with tape, [T&W S63]
xxi. Sethe, Kurt (1869-1934). Von Zahlen und Zahlworten bei den alten Ägyptern. Strassburg: Trübner, 1916, 8vo, 3 folding plates, original printed paper wrappers, [T&W S88]
xxii. Smeltzer, Donald. Man and number. London: Adam and Charles Black, 1953. 8vo, dust jacket, [not in T&W]
xxiii. Smith, David Eugene, and Ginsburg, Jekuthiel (b.1889). Numbers and Numerals: A Story Book for Young and Old. New York: Bureau of Publications Teachers College, Columbia University, 1937, 8vo, original printed wrappers, [T&W S146]
xxiv. Smith, D.E. and Karpinski, Louis Charles (1878-1956). The Hindu-Arabic numerals. Boston: Ginn and Co., 1911, 8vo, original cloth, bookplate and ownership inscription of Gertrude Allen, [T&W S147]
xxv. Vincent, Alexandre-Joseph-Hidulphe (1797-1868). Note sur l'origine de nos chiffres et sur l'abacus des Pythagoriciens [offprint from:] Journal de Mathématiques, [c.1839], 4to, authorial presentation copy inscribed on title page to André Leglay (1785-1863), Correspondant de l'Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, later paper wrappers, [T&W V16], spotting 
xxvi. Wright, George Gibson Neill. The Writing of Arabic numerals. London: University of London Press, 1952, 8vo, later wrappers, [T&W W113]
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