THE SCHOOLMASTER'S ASSISTANT, IMPROVED AND ENLARGED, BEING A PLAIN PRACTICAL STYSTEM OF ARITHMETIC, ADAPTED TO THE UNITED STATES.

Utica: Gardiner Tracy, 1837. 240 + 12 pages. 12mo (6 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches); contemproary calf; lightly rubbed. With an ink inscription dated 1840. Item #1373

In 1800 Nathan Daboll published his "Schoolmaster's Assistant." "It was the first book to make frequent use of the $ symbol. With minor revisions it continued to be published as late as the 1830's.

Price: $55.00

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