Springfiield: G. and C. Merriam, 1833. First. hardcover. His travels in America and Residence in Europe; A history of the various plans devised for his patronage; His return to this country, and the causes which led to his present profession; With his peculiar methods of calculation. 204pp. with the last page misnumbered as page 104. 8vo, original brown cloth, page margins uncut, lacks Frontis., spine heavily worn, covers detached, cloth lightly soiled, edges of corners worn and bumped, a few pencil marks in margins. Springfield: G. and C. Merriam, 1833. First Edition. good.
Autobiography of a former child prodigy in mathematics. Colburn toured the United States, England, and France because of his mathematical abilities.