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THE READY RECKONER OR, TRADER'S USEFUL ASSISTANT, IN BUYING AND SELLING ALL SORTS OF COMMODITIES. To Which Is Added Sundry Useful Tables

by Fenning, Daniel

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Printed by Henry Sweitzer, Philadelphia: ., 1801. 192 p. Mildly XLib. **Printer's waste paper used on paste downs and fly leaves, part of an ink powder advertisement. Foxed. 12mo. 165 mm. Original mottled calf binding, lightly worn. Hardbound. Good. Light XLib from the Albright Collection. These reckoners were extremly popular in early America. They were an essential tool in trades and businesses of every sort. SCARCE. S&S/AI 493. PAIMP 25. Hardcover.


  • Bookseller: THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: ALEX354
  • Title: THE READY RECKONER OR, TRADER'S USEFUL ASSISTANT, IN BUYING AND SELLING ALL SORTS OF COMMODITIES. To Which Is Added Sundry Useful Tables
  • Author: Fenning, Daniel
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Printed by Henry Sweitzer, Philadelphia: .
  • Date published: 1801
  • Keywords: PENNSYLVANIA IMPRINTS EARLY AMERICAN AMERICANA ECONOMICS BUSINESS BINDINGS READY RECKONER DANIEL FENNING ARITHMETIC TABLES PHILADELPHIA IMPRINT 1801
  • Bookseller catalogs: ECONOMICS / BUSINESS; EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS;


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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback.  A...[more]
leaves
Very generally, "leaves" refers to the pages of a book, as in the common phrase, "loose-leaf pages."A leaf is a single sheet bou...[more]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
foxed
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