Ciphering Book of Shem Gerhard

Ciphering Book of Shem Gerhard

Item Info

Item No: frkm133000
Title: Ciphering Book of Shem Gerhard
Scripts/Text: Fraktur, cursive
Language: English
Physical Description: 37 leaves
Material: Wove paper, ink.
Category: Ciphering book (Rechenbuch)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Manuscript booklet.

Binding: Stiff blue paper, pamphlet-bound. On front is written "Shem Gerherd 1833"

A long slip of folder paper is tipped-in at the front. Shem Gerherd's name is written on the fold. German prose in cursive is written on it.

The book opens with Simple Addition examples, and formulas are throughout the book.  Fraktur headings with cursive explanations are throughout.

Associated Names: Gerhard, Shem
Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1833
Image Dimensions Width: 34 cm
ShelfMark: FLP Borneman Ms. 133

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