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    Fenning, Daniel. The Ready Reckoner, or, the Trader's Useful Assistant.. Newburyport: Edmund M. Blunt, 1794. Eleventh edition. Thin 8vo [21.5 by 9.5 cm], modern blue cloth, gilt. 158 pages; tables. Text browned, but very good. A later edition of the useful Fenning publication. [with] Several Additional Works on Practical Mathematics for Business and Related Topics. Includes: Requisite Tables in Acquiring a Knowledge of Arithmetic (c. 1812); Porters' New System of Mathematics (1843); Walsh's A New System of Mercantile Arithmetic (1804); and four editions of Adams's A Scholar's Arithmetic (1812, 1814, 1816, and 1827). Generally very good, with a couple of exceptions. Works of this type were indispensable in the conduct of commerce in the early days of the Republic.
    Estimate $200.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
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    Truth Seeker: The Life of Eric P. Newman (softcover)
    A powerful and intimidating dealer of the 1960s, backed by important colleagues, was accused of selling fraudulent gold coins and ingots to unsuspecting numismatists. Who would go up against a man like that and, over the course of decades, prove the fraud? Who would expose a widely respected scholar as a thief, then doggedly pursue recovery of coins that the scholar had stolen from an embarrassed numismatic organization, all over the objections of influential collectors who had bought coins with clouded titles? Eric P. Newman would - and did. Reserve your copy today.
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