"Can you do Addition?" the White Queen asked. "Whats one and one and one and one and one and one and one and one and one and one?" "I dont know," said Alice. "I lost count." "She cant do Addition," the Red Queen interrupted. "Can you do Substraction? Take nine from eight." "Nine from eight I cant, you know," Alice replied very readily: "But " "She cant do Substraction," said the White Queen. "Can you do Division? Divide a loaf by a knife whats the answer to that?" "I suppose " Alice was beginning, but the Red Queen answered for her. "Bread-and-butter, of course. Try another Substration sum.Take a bone from a dog. What remains?"
Lewis Carroll "Through the Looking-Glass"
The volume deals with the topic counting. It contains the numerals one to three thousand two hundred thirty-seven and 18 color plates as well as several texts on the topic, among others by Jorge Luis Borges, Lewis Carroll, Arno Schmidt, Kurt Schwitters, Oliver Sacks and the Brothers Grimm. Design, handset and letterpress: Peter Malutzki. The pictures for the color plates are scanned directly from the original objects (without photography) and afterwards printed in offset. Arithmetic-paper, 144 pages, printed linen-over-board cover. Lahnstein 2001.