Ciphering Book of Joel Moyer

Ciphering Book of Joel Moyer

Item Info

Item No: frkm131000
Title: Ciphering Book of Joel Moyer
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German, English.
Physical Description: 17 leaves
Material: Ruled wove paper, pen, graphite pencil
Category: Ciphering book (Rechenbuch)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Manuscript booklet.

Binding: Adhesive bound. Yellow paper, printed in black on front and reverse. Front: "Cyphering Book" with woodcuts, and "The Property of:____"  On reverse: woodcut of a man with a walking stick.

Folded into the booklet is a loose leaf of lined paper with Joel M. Moyer written across the top, dated 1864. The contents are numbered sentences beginning with 10. 

The booklet contains math formulas and samples of fraktur writing.

Associated Names: Moyer, Joel
Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1864
Image Dimensions Width: 31.7 cm
ShelfMark: FLP Borneman Ms. 131

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