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Author: CAESAR, JOHN SIMON.- AMERICANA.- PENNSYLVANIA.- 1816 Title: The Ready Calculator of Interest, or Tables, shewing by inspection the interest of any sum, from 1 Shilling to 1000 Pounds and from 25 Cents to 1000 Dollars, at the rate of 6 Per Cent, For any time, from one Day to one Year.
Description: Reading [Pennsylvania], Printed & Sold by John Ritter & Co., 1816. 8vo. Original quarter. clf. over marbled brds., covers edges and corners rubbed / bumped, marbled paper intact. Some age darkening. Nice original condition. [n1 [blank], (A2)[Printed title & preface, recto only], B4 - F4]. (III (title and preface), I (blank), XL (Interest tables) pp.). (Paper throughout medium browning and medium foxing, as is usual with these booklets.). Arndt 2184 (w. illustration of titlepage): Curious Americanum printed and published by Ritter of Reading Pennsylvania, offering a conversion table for interest calculations from shillings to pounds and cents to dollars at a rate of 6%, for the use of immigrant German settlers. Rare. On verso of printed title the claim laid down by John Simon Caesar to be recognized as the author of this publication, a copy of which deposited 'in this office'. District of Pennsylvania, signed in letterpress at bottom 'D.Caldwell, Clerk of the District of Pennsylvania'. The preface by the author consists of a 1 page 'Short directions' on how to use the interest calculator and its tables.
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Price: EUR 250.00 = appr. US$ 271.71 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 10374