The ready reckoner, or, the trader's useful assistant, in buying and selling all sorts of commodities

Newburyport: Edmund M. Blunt, 1794. Eleventh edition, tall 16mo, pp. 158; original full calf; boards rubbed and bumped, bottom of spine chipped; owners' signatures and notations on endpapers and flyleaves, including a list of bank accounts. One of the many "pocket calculators" published throughout the US in the 19th century. Little is known of Fenning. He was a compiler of several school texts, including an arithmetic, a geography, and a speller, the last of which had notable popularity in America before Webster. Item #54608

Price: $250.00

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