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Roman Numerals I to MM (Signed)

Geisert, Arthur

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ISBN 10: 0395745195 / ISBN 13: 9780395745199
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1996
Hardcover
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Hardcover with dustjacket. Oblong 4to. Second printing. SIGNED by author on bookplate on front endpaper. Book is in fine condition. Jacket is in VG condition; there is a 1/2" closed tear to bottom edge and a few smaller tears. Edges of covers are rubbed. Luminous, full-color etchings by Geisert throughout. A lovely copy. Not price-clipped. In protective mylar. 32 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 14012

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Title: Roman Numerals I to MM (Signed)

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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With a farm of pigs as his abacus, Arthur Geisert uses elements of a search and count game to bring Roman numerals to life in this unintimidating math-concept book. First, the seven Roman numerals are equated with the correct number of piglets. Then the reader may practice counting other items—hot-air balloons, gopher holes, and more—as the remarkable adventure unfolds. (And yes, there are one thousand pigs in the etching for M!)

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Arthur Geisert’s unique and exquisite etchings have been widely praised and exhibited at the Chicago Institute of Art, among other museums. His work is regularly selected for the Society of Illustrators’, annual Original Art exhibition, and his illustrations are now being collected by the Dubuque Museum of Art. He lives in a converted bank in Bernard, Iowa.

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Warwick Books, is an Internet-only bookseller that specializes in hard-to-find books for avid readers and collectors. Many of our books are out of print. Specialties include literature, signed firsts, art and photography, design, illustrated books, cookbooks, field guides, children's books, needlecraft books, and Americana. We recently acquired a large private collection of books on military history. The focus is on World War II as well as aviation history. Warwick Books is a member of IOBA, the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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