Marmaduke Multiply. Education. Mathematics.
Marmaduke Multiply.
Marmaduke Multiply.

Marmaduke Multiply.

Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1844. First edition, fourth printing. Originally published by Munroe and Francis in 1838. All printings are uncommon. OCLC records eleven copies of this printing, fifteen of the 1839, and no more than a few copies of any other printing. With seventy engraved vignettes illustrating educational rhymes (e.g., a boy fishing to accompany “Four times eight are forty-eight / I wish that I could get some bait”). Also with an additional engraved title and printed floral borders on each page. Engraved title loose, laid in at original position. Some foxing, as usual. A good, sound copy of an uncommon and fragile educational item for children. Contemporary black cloth wrappers, rubbed, with spine of text block partially detached from gutter. 4 in. x 5 in. 71, [1, ads] pp. Item #17156

Uses instructive vignettes to illustrate the times tables from one through twelve. The simple rhymes include “Six times nine are fifty-four / My little boat has come ashore” and “Nine times nine are eighty-one / See how fast the horses run.”.

Price: $475.00

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