The Complete Arithmetic: Oral and Written

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Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1874 - Arithmetic - 516 pages
"Furnish a text-book on the subject of arithmetic, complete not only as a treatise, but as a comprehensive manual for the class-room and therefore embodying every necessary form of illustration and exercise, both oral and written." -- Preface.

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