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DILWORTH, Thomas (d. 1780)
[The schoolmasters assistant. 1780]
The schoolmasters assistant: being a compendium of arithmetic, both practical and theoretical. In five parts. ... The whole being delivered in the most familiar way of question and answer ... To which is prefixt, an essay on the education of youth; humbly offer'd to the consideration of parents. The twentieth edition. By Thomas Dilworth, ...
London: printed and sold by Richard and Henry Causton (successors to the late Mr. Henry Kent), 1780.
xiv, [10], 192 p.,engr. frontis. port., [1] fold. letterpress table. ; 16.7 cm. (12º)

First published in 1744, this popular textbook was still in print in 1799 (q.v.). With two dedications in verse 'To Mr. Thomas Dilworth, ...' signed respectively Moses Brown [i.e. Browne]and William Deane, and four testimonials dated 1743 or 1744. Advertisements on the verso of the title-leaf. ESTC t79579.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper Martha Nelson and John Soane.

Binding C18th blind triple-ruled sheep with blind roll-tooling parallel to spine, paper spine-label lettered in ink 'Dilworth / Sch. Master'.

Reference Number 243


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