A Memoir of Zerah Colburn Written by Himself. Containing and account of the first discovery of his remarkable powers; 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 him to his present profession; with his peculiar methods of calculation. Full contemporary mottled leather, minimal gilt decoration on spine. 204 pages with the last page misnumbered as 104. This book is an autobiography of a former child mathematics prodigy who toured the United States and Europe exhibiting his abilities. Lacking frontispiece. General wear to leather and boards, pages moderately to heavily foxed. Good condition.