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[Manuscript, 18th century, in English and Latin.]. Puerilium Fasciculus; sive, Variarum rerum ad Brachygraphiam, Glossographiam, Arithmeticam, et Artes alias spectantiam Collectio. .

Circa 1755. Eight astronomical diagrams. Early twentieth century 3/4 calf with brown gilt label.
Introduction to shorthand, arithmetic, astronomy, geography, and other subjects, written in question and answer form for young people.This highly legible manuscript presents a fascinating, thorough picture of common knowledge of the day with appealing diagrams, some in color. (#kfk217) $4,500.00