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SMILEY'S ARITHMETIC, or the New Federal Calculator, in dollars and cents. This work contains, among other important improvements, Questions on the Rules and Theory of Arithmetic, which are considered by teachers generally, very conducive to the improvement of the pupil.
Although a prejudice exists among some teachers in favour of the old works on arithmetic, yet the very liberal patronage which this work has received, must be considered as decisive evidence of the great estimation in which it is held by most of the instructors of youth. Upwards of 250,000 copies have been printed and sold. The sums being altogether in dollars and cents, gives it a decided preference over any other arithmetic in use. The most distinguished teachers of our city pronounce it superior to any other like work; therefore the publisher sincerely hopes this useful improvement will overcome the prejudice that many teachers have to introducing new works, particularly those preceptors who wish to discharge their duty faithfully to parent and child.
The editors of the New York Telegraph, speaking of Smiley's Arithmetic, observe, . We do not hesitate to pronounce it an improvement upon every work of that kind previously before the public, and as such recommend its adoption in all our schools and academies."
A KEY TO THE ABOVE ARITHMETIC; in which all the examples necessary for a learner are wrought at large, and also solutions given of all the various rules. Designed principally to facilitate the labour of teachers, and assist such as have not the opportunity of a tutor's aid. By T. T. Smiley, author of the New Federal Calculator, &c. &c.
CONVERSATIONS ON CHEMISTRY; in which the Elements of that Science are familiarly explained and illustrated by Experiments and Engravings on wood. From the last London edition. In which all the
late Discoveries and Improvements are brought up to the present time, by Dr. Thomas P. Jones.
All preceptors who have a sincere desire to impart a correct knowledge of this important science to their pupils, will please examine the present edition, as the correction of all the errors in the body of the work renders it very valuable.
The eminent Professor Bigelow, of Harvard University, in noticing this work, observes, “I am satisfied that it contains the fundamental principles and truths of that science. expressed in a clear, intelligible, and interesting manner. The high character of the author, as a lecturer, and a man of science, will, I doubt not, secure for the work the good opinion of the public, and cause its extensive adoption among seminaries and students."
The learned Professor Silliman observes, that this edition is decidedly more valuable than any preceding one.
CONVERSATIONS ON NATURAL PHILOSOPHY; in which the Elements of that Science are familiarly explained. Illustrated with plates. By the author of “Conversations on Chemistry," &c.
With considerable additions, corrections, and improvements in the body of the work, appropriate Questions, and a Glossary. By Dr. Thomas P. Jones.
The correction of all the errors in the body of the work, renders this edition very valuable; and all who understand the subject, consider it superior to any other in use.
CARPENTER'S NEW GUIDE. Being a complete Book of Lines, for Carpentry, Joinery, &c., in 1 vol. 4to.
The Theory and Practice well explained, and fully exemplified on eightyfour copperplates, including some observations, &c., on the strength of Timber; by Peter Nicholson. Tenth edition.
This invaluable work superseded, on its first appearance, all existing works on the subject, and still retains its original celebrity.
Every Carpenter in our country should possess a copy of this invaluable work.
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