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KEITH, Thomas (1759--1824)
[The complete practical arithmetician. Abridgments]
The new schoolmaster's assistant, or scholar's easy guide to arithmetic. In five parts. ... Designed principally for the use of schools, and ... youth intended for trade and business. Being an abridgement of The complete practical arithmetician, with the answers to several questions annexed. By Thomas Keith, ...
London: printed for B. Law and Son, 1791.
xii, 212, [4] p. ; 17.3 cm. (12º)

First edition. Keith's The complete practical arithmetician was first published in 1788; The schoolmasters assistant was a popular arithmetics textbook first published by Thomas Dilworth in 1744 (1780 ed., q.v.). With two final advertisement leaves. ESTC t121559.

Copy Notes Book stamp of 'Henry Massie' on front free-endpaper with ink drawing of a man, and ink inscription at head of title-page Henry Seward. Henry Hake Seward was Soane's pupil from 1794 to 1808.

Binding C18th sheep, blind-tooled borders with additional roll-tooling parallel to spine, without spine-label or lettering.

Reference Number 245


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