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BUTLER, William

Arithmetical questions, on a new plan : designed as a supplement to the author’s engraved introduction to arithmetic; and Intended to answer the double purpose of arithmetical instruction and miscellaneous information. To which are serjoined, observations on weights and measures, with a complete collection of arithmetical tables, and explanatory remarks. For the use of Young Ladies.

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London: Printed for the Author by S. Couchman, 1795. The second edition, enlarged. Octavo, nineteenth century half-calf over marbled papered boards (scuffed), pp. x; 208; (8 – index), printed on pale blue paper, a few spots of foxing, but largely clean internally.

First published in 1788, and greatly enlarged for the second edition of 1795, Butler’s work on mathematics is notable for being written specifically for the education of young ladies.