The Artistry of Learning Math: The Ellerton-Clements Cyphering Book Collection

Before the modern textbook, Western school-age children learned mathematical concepts through what was called the “cyphering tradition” and created textbooks of their very own. The volumes in the recently processed Ellerton-Clements Cyphering Book Collection will certainly be of interest to those who study math and early modern education, but many also possess a unique kind of artistry.