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A beautiful example of a kindergarten exercise - specifically the 14th of Friedrich Fröbel's "gifts" intended to allow young children free range of play and expression. This 26-panel paper weaving book shows a variety of patterns, including one page with the makers initials and the date of creation. This example is apparently American, from 1892, made by "M. Kistler"
October 21, 2010
A schoolteacher's manuscript exercise book containing a variety of simple and complex mathematical problems, 1806, Pennsylvania.   including such all-time favorite as the two travelers starting off from two points of origin traveling as such a speed  . . . under the category: "Promiscuous Questions"
January 29, 2009
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