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Ready-reckoners, English, 19th and 20th century
A COLLECTION OF 36 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
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893
Ready-reckoners, English, 19th and 20th century
A COLLECTION OF 36 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
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Ready-reckoners, English, 19th and 20th century
A COLLECTION OF 36 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
i. Hodges, J. Complete ready reckoner or, trader’s companion; shewing, at one view, the value of any quantity of goods… London: Dean and Munday, 1827, [T&W H146]
ii. Claxton, Timothy. Concise decimal tables. Boston: Dickinson, 1830, folding plate, (Franklin Institute of Philadelphia, bookplate; Elgen Books, Rockville Center, NY, Catalogue 22, item 1281; bought from Elgen, 1996), [T&W C102; Checklist of American Imprints 915; Karpinski p.312]
iii. Preston, Lyman (1795-1882). Preston’s complete time table… New York: Wood, 1836, [T&W P111, P112, P113; Checklist of American Imprints 39717, 39721; Karpinski p.394 (Tables of interest)]
iv-v. [Ready Reckoner]. A complete ready reckoner… Philadelphia: Leary, [c.1839], [T&W R35; Checklist of American imprints 55079; Karpinski p.409] (2 copies)
vi. Scribner, John M. The ready reckoner… Rochester: Fisher, 1846, fourth edition, [T&W S73; not in Karpinski]
vii. Byrne, Oliver (1810-1880). The pocket companion… New York: Dewitt and Davenport, 1851, folding plates and tables, [T&W B314; no edition in Bibliography of American Imprints to 1901]
viii. Stoddard, John F. (1825-1873). The only complete ready reckoner… New York: Cornish, Lamport and Co., 1852, [T&W S195]
ix. McKenna, James. The mercantile calculator. Manchester: Steveley, 1858, (bought from Pickering & Chatto, 1996), [T&W M75]
x. Byrne, Oliver. The practical model calculator. Philadelphia: Baird, 1863, [not in T&W]
xi. Day, Benjamin H. (1810-1889). Day’s American ready reckoner… New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, [c.1866], [T&W D19]
xii. Parke, F.D. Parke’s one rule arithmetic... Aurora, Ill.: Knickerbocker & Hodder, 1866, [T&W P17]
xiii. [Ready Reckoner]. Leary’s improved ready reckoner form book and wages calculator… Philadelphia: Leary, Stuart and Co., [1868], [T&W R36]
xiv. Sweet, I.D.J. Sweet’s ready reckoner… New York: De Witt, [c.1868], [T&W S221]
xv. Byrne, Oliver. Byrne’s timber and log book, ready reckoner… New York: American News Company, [1878], [T&W B308]
xvi. King, Thomas. King’s explanatory arithmetic… [London: no publisher, c.1880], new edition, [T&W K44], disbound
xvii-xviii. [Ready Reckoner]. The American ready reckoner. New York: Allison, [c.1880], [not in T&W] (2 copies)
xix. Sylvester, William A. The modern house-carpenter’s companion and builder’s guide… Boston: Williams, 1883, second thousand, [T&W S223; cf. Hitchcock 1251 (same imprint, but 1882)]
xx. Sylvester, W.A. The modern house-carpenter’s companion and builder’s guide… Boston: [for the author, c.1883], seventh thousand, [T&W S224]
xxi. King, Richard S. Prof. R.S. King’s mathematical instructor. [Utica, New York: for the author, c. 1885], moving table, (bought from Joseph J. Felcone, Princeton, 1996), [T&W K43], disbound
xxii. [Ready Reckoner]. Ropp’s commercial calculator. Chicago: Ropp, [c.1887], [T&W R110]
xxiii. Alden, Dana K. Alden’s world-renowned lightning calculator. [Boston: Alden, Griffith & Co., 1888], [T&W A57]
xxiv. [Ready Reckoner]. The world’s ready reckoner and rapid calculator. Chicago: Laird & Lee, 1890, [T&W R41]
xxv. [Faulkner, Thomas]. The perfect ready reckoner… New York: Hurst, 1890, [T&W F26]
xxvi. Kern, William H. and Job, Robert B. A wage calculator. Shamokin, PA.: Scott, 1901, [T&W K30], loss to title-page
xxvii. [Ready Reckoner]. Ropp’s new calculator. Chicago: Ropp, [c.1903], [T&W R111]
xxviii. Payton, J.Y. Payton’s method of cube root. [Waldron, Arkansas: for the author, 1904], [T&W P31]
xxix. [Ready Reckoner]. Musson’s improved ready reckoner… Toronto: Musson, [1904], [T&W R37]
xxx-xxxi. [Ready Reckoner]. The new and improved ready reckoner… Philadelphia: Winston, 1905, [T&W R38] (2 copies)
xxxii. [Ready Reckoner]. Ropp’s new commercial calculator. Chicago: Laird & Lee, [c.1903], [T&W R112]
xxxiii. Rushing, J.T. Business calculator… Jackson, Tenn: [for the author, c.1920], [T&W R126]
xxxiv. [Ready Reckoner]. The new and improved ready reckoner… Philadelphia: Winston, 1940, [T&W R39]
xxxv. [Ready Reckoner]. The new and improved ready reckoner… Philadelphia: Winston, 1949, [T&W R40]
xxxvi. [Ready Reckoner]. Vest pocket ready reckoner… Baltimore, Maryland: Ottenheimer, 1955, [not in T&W]
mostly 16mo, various bindings, occasional spotting or browning, occasional wear
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