York, PA, Saloman Mayer: 1797
12mo (3½” x 6½”). pp.191.Half sheep over brown paste paper decorated boards.
A 'ready reckoner' is a book of tables that contains pre-calculated values for determining the cost of articles and interest as well as foreign currency rates. This particular 'ready reckoner' in German fraktur script, contains tables that provide the value of the currency of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland and a table showing the relative value of foreign money in various states of the United states including North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia &c.
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