The Indian Ready-Reckoner: Containing Calculations for Quantities or Numbers from 1/4 to 10, Progressing by Quarters, and from 10 to 1,000, Progressing by Tens, in 139 Tables... (SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY)
Bombay: Education Society's Steam Press, Byculla, 1889. First Edition. PRESENTATION slip affixed inside front cover - 'Presented to/ C.I. Reimer, Esquire With Compliments and best wishes of the Author. s/Damodardas Icharam'. Square quarto; [v], 135pp; tables. A Very Good copy (some foxing, more to the endpapers, faint uneven fading to front cover, light extremity wear; loss of 3/4" of lower spine) in publisher's black cloth embossed and lettered in gold. Icharam was Travelling Inspector of Accounts for the Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway, the first suburban railway in India. WorldCat locates one institutional holding. Item #20256
'The tables in this book will be found useful to all, more especially in the checking of goods and coaching accounts of a Railway, and at Stations where prompt dispatch of work forms the essential part of a booking or good's clerk's duty; they will also supply a want long felt by merchants and others having business with a Railway.' (Preface).