New York: A. S. Barnes & Co. / Cincinnati: H. W. Derby & Company, 1855.. 1855.. Good. - Octavo, grayish blue cloth. The spine & extremities are faded with the head & tail of the spine chipped. The covers are bumped, rubbed & lightly spotted. 375 pages. Illustrated with diagrams & mathematical formulas. The pastedowns & endpapers are foxed & stained & there is foxing & staining to the prelims & rear blanks. Despite its flaws, a good tight copy.
Later printing. "An analysis of that system of mathematical instruction which has been steadily pursued at the Military Academy over a quarter of a century, and which has given to that institution its celebrity as a school of mathematical science." [Author's Preface]. A title in the School Teacher's Library series.