Shades of Al Jaffee and MAD Magazine . . .
A printed and folded novelty celebrating Louis XVIII, King of France, 1814-1824.
(Published by J.B. Verzy, circa 1814).
The piece unfolds to spell out the virtues of the man who ruled during the Bourbon Restoration.
A schoolteacher’s manuscript exercise book containing a variety of simple and complex
mathematical problems, 1806, Pennsylvania.
including such all-time favorite as the two travelers
starting off from two points of origin traveling as such a speed . . .
under the category: “Promiscuous Questions”
[promiscuous meaning “random” in this era.]
Some ciphers lead to architecturally beautiful answers
A second manuscript volume accompanying the exercise book
is an account book recording the tuition payment for students.
And . . . on the inside front cover of the exercise book is a bird doodle.