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Mathematics. 1170: John Newbery, Arithmetic Made Familiar and Easy

Author: Newbery, John
Title: Arithmetic made familiar and easy to young gentlement and ladies, being the second volume of the circle of the sciences, etc. Published by the King's authority
Cat. Number: 1170
Date: No date but 1769?
1st Edition: 1746
Pub. Place: London
Price: 6d
Pages: 1 vol., 200pp.
Size: 9.5 x 6 cm
Note: Title-page missing. Another edition of 1168 and 1169

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John Newbery's 'Circle of the Sciences' series was announced in 1745. The individual books which comprised the series, dealing with spelling, grammar, writing, rhetoric, poetry, logic, geography and chronology, were issued over the next three years. Volumes on criticism, history and philosophy were advertised, but no editions now exist. Arithmetic made familiar and easy was first published in 1746, though under the title The Art of Arithmetic. See Roscoe 1973: 73-74 for more details.

Roscoe, Sydney, John Newbery and his Successors, 1740-1814: A Bibliography, Wormsley, Herts., 1973