Jeff Weber Rare Books

Quick Search

Advanced Search



Click on Title to view full description

1 ALEKSANDROV, A. D., et al., eds. Mathematics: Its Content, Methods, and Meaning... Translated by S. H. Gould and T. Bartha.
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, (1977). 1977 
Second edition, second printing (paperback issue). 3 volumes. 8vo. Various pagination. Figs., tables, bibliog., index. Pictorial wrappers. Ownership signature of Joseph Juarez. Very good. 
Price: 22.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
2 ALEXANDER, Amir R. Geometrical Landscapes: The Voyages of Discovery and the Transformation of Mathematical Practice.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, (2002). 2002 0804732604 / 9780804732604 
First printing. 8vo. xv, 293 pp. Illustrations, index. Blue cloth, white stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. Rare in jacket. ISBN: 0804732604 First Edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
3 ALLEN, Michael J.B. Nuptial Arithmetic; Marsilio Ficino’s Commentary on the Fatal Number in Book VIII of Plato’s Republic.
Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1994. 0520081439 / 9780520081437 
8vo. x, 291 pp. Index. Maroon gilt-stamped cloth, dust-jacket. Near fine. ISBN 10: 0520081439 
Price: 60.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
4 ANTHONY, Joby Milo (ed.). In Eves’ Circles.
Washington, DC: Mathematical Association of America, (1994). 0883850885 / 9780883850886 
Series: MAA Notes no. 34. 4to. xxvii, 209 pp. Illus. figs. diag.; owner’s ink inscription ffep, 2 minor ink marginal notes (p. xxv), Printed wrappers. Very good. ISBN: 0883850885 / 0-88385-088-5 
Price: 5.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
5 ARCHIMEDES (ca. 287-212 B.C.); PEYRARD, François (trans.; 1760-1822). Oevres d’Archimède, Traduites LittĂ©ralement, avec un Commentaire.
Paris: François Buisson, 1807. 1807 
4to. xlviii, 601, [1] pp. Engraved frontis., half-title, 2 engraved folding plates, 1 folding chart, errata, numerous woodcut text illus.; some browning, occasional foxing. Modern antique-style half brown calf over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt-stamped red leather spine label, gilt-stamped spine panels. Fine. RARE. FIRST EDITION. Peyrard was the librarian of the Ecole Polytechnique from 1795 to 1804 and is best known for his translations of Archimedes and Euclid. Falling into serious disagreement with the military governor of the school, General Lacuee, Peyrard fell from favor and his position in 1804. His translations of Archimedes and Euclid resulted from his access to and study of ancient documents brought back to Paris, by Napoleon, as spoils of war. During the stormy period at the Ecole, Peyrard was performing the work upon which his reputation is based; the translations of the great Greek mathematicians. In 1804 he began the translation of Euclid's Elements of geometry, which received the approval of the school and was officially adopted by the imperial school library. Delambre read the texts and compared them to the original Greek. Three years later came The Works of Archimedes. Between 1814 and 1818, Peyrard published the Works of Euclid in Greek, Latin and French from a very old manuscript that had remained unknown until that time. Although the translation of Archimedes by Peyrard is now outdated as a result of Heiberg's translation, it is still considered reliable enough to merit reprinting. Copies located in British Library, Glasgow, Manchester, Trinity College (Dublin) and University College London. First Edition. 
Price: 2000.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
6 Archimedes, ca. 287-212 B.C. Oeuvres complètes d’Archimède; suivies des commentaires d’Eutocius d’Ascalon. Traduites du grec en français avec une introduction et des notes par Paul Ver Eecke.
Paris: Librairie Scientifique et Technique Albert Blanchard, (1960). 1960 
Second edition. Two volumes. 4to. lix, [1], 374 (+374 a-c); (375)-763 [1] pp. Frontispieces, numerous diagrams, index. Original printed wrappers. Fine. Scarce. The collected works of Archimedes as edited by Paul Ver Eecke. 
Price: 185.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
7 ARNOLD, B. H. Logic and Boolean algebra.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1962. 1962 
8vo. 144 pp. Black cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles. Fine. 
Price: 4.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
8 ÉLIE, B. La Fonction Vectorielle et ses Applications a la Physique.
Bordeaux: G. Gounouilhou, 1892. 1892 
Tall 8vo. 137 pp. Original plain wrappers; worn. Very good. 
Price: 65.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
9 BABBAGE, Charles. The Works of Charles Babbage. Edited by Martin Campbell-Kelly.
New York: New York University Press, (1989). 1989 0814711138 / 9780814711132 
11 volumes. 8vo. 456; 233; 253; 217; 192; 129; 133; 280; 118; 173; 425 pp. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine titles. Burndy bookplates. Fine. ISBN: 0814711138 
Price: 500.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
10 BALL, W.W. Rouse (1850-1925). A Short Account of the History of Mathematics.
New York: Dover, n.d. 
Reprint of 1908 edition. 12mo. xxiv, 522 pp. Index. Printed wrappers; ink initials on cover, rubbed. Bookplate of Barnabas Hughes, ex-library stamps on title. Good. 
Price: 5.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
11 BARCA SALOM, Francesc. X. â€śEjemplo Practico de EdiciĂłn de un Manuscrito cientĂ­fico. El Ms. 19 de Fons Esteve Terradas.
Barcelona: From the Author, 1990. 1990 
4to. 83 ff. Spiral wrappers. Very good. “My study consists … of some parts of a manuscript of Onofre J. Novellas (1787-1849), a local mathematician, in which I have found some influences of Hoene-Wronski’s philosophy of mathematics.” 
Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
12 BARR, Stephen. A miscellany of puzzles. Mathematical and otherwise. Illustrated.
New York: Crowell, (1965). 1965 
Sm. 8vo. 164 pp. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket with small chip at bottom edge. Very good. 
Price: 5.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
13 BARR, Stephen. A miscellany of puzzles; mathematical and otherwise.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, (1965). 1965 
208 x 145 mm. 8vo. [x], 164 pp. Figs. Cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
14 BATCHELDER, Paul M. An introduction to linear difference equations.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1927. 1927 
8vo. vii, 209 pp. 29 figs.; top corners crushed, affecting corners of pages. Original green cloth; 1 inch tear at hinge top. Good. FIRST EDITION. A work on differential equations based on PoincarĂ©'s theorems. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
15 BATEMAN, Harry (1882-1946). On the application of integral equations to the determination of upper and lower limits to the value of a double integral. with: The solution of linear differential equations by means of definite integrals. with: The determination of solutions of the equation of wave motion involving an arbitrary function of three variables which satisfies a partial differential equation.
In: Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, Volume XXI. Cambridge: University Press, 1912. 1912 
280 x 229 mm. 4to. Pages 123-128; 171-196; 257-280. [Entire volume: vi, 481 pp.] Full brown cloth; lightly freckled, spine ends frayed. Blind stamp of the Carnegie Institution, Washington, D.C. Very good. FIRST EDITIONS. "General theories had little attraction for Bateman; he was a master of the special instance. Much of his work consisted of finding special functions to solve partial differential equations.... Bateman's most significant single contribution to mathematical physics was a paper (1909) in which, following the work of Lorentz and Einstein on the invariance of the equations of electromagnetism under change of coordinates of constant velocity and constant acceleration, he showed that the most general group of transformations which reserve the electromagnetic equations and total charge of the system and are independent of the electromagnetic field is the group of conformal maps of four-dimensional space." DSB, I, pp. 499-500. First Edition. 
Price: 275.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
16 BELL, E. E. â€śMeasurement of the Far Infrared Optical Properties of Solids with a Michelson Interferometer Used in the Asymmetric Mode: Part I, Mathematical Formulation.” [with:] RUSSELL, E.E. & E.E. BELL. “Measurement of the Far Infrared Optical Properties of Solids with a Michelson Interferometer Used in the Asymmetric Mode: Part II, the Vacuum Interferometer.” In: Infrared Physics: An International Research Journal, Vol. 6, No. 2, June 1966, pp. 57-74; 75-84.
Oxford, et al.: Pergamon Press, 1966. 1966 
8vo. 47-109 pp. Plates, figs. Printed wrappers; spine frayed. Library stamp on front cover. Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
17 BELL, Eric Temple (1883-1960). The Development of Mathematics.
New York & London: McGraw-Hill, 1945. 1945 
Second edition. 8vo. xiii, 637 pp. Notes, index. Red cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Gift inscription on front flyleaf. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
18 BELLMAN, Richard. Stability Theory of Differential Equations.
New York: Dover, (1969). 1969 
Reprint. 8vo. xiii, 166 pp. Figs., bibliog., index. Pictorial wrappers. Ownership signature of Dexter Strawther. Very good. ISBN: 48662210X 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
19 BERNOULLI, Daniel. Die Werke von Daniel Bernoulli, Band 3: Mechanik. Bearbeitet und kommentiert von David Speiser, A. de Baenst-Vandenbroucke, J. L. Pietenpol, and P. Radelet-de Grave. Mit beiträgen von H. Straub.
Basel, Switzerland: Birkhäuser, 1987. 3764312130 / 9783764312138 
Series: Die Gesammelten Werke der Mathematiker und Physiker der Familie Bernoulli. 8vo. xxvii, 457 pp. Frontispiece, index. Gilt-stamped maroon cloth, dust-jacket; rear jacket a bit smudged. Bookplate. Very good. ISBN: 3764312130 
Price: 250.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
20 BESSEL, Franz Friedrich Wilhelm. Ueber die Entwickelung der Functionen zweier Winkel u und u’ in Reihen, welche nach den Cosinussen und Sinussen der Vielfachen von u and u’ fortgehen.
[Berlin]: [c. 1822]. 
Offprint. 8vo. 6 pp. Original blue wrappers; spine ends slightly chipped, rear cover slightly stained. Very Good. RARE. Bessel (1784-1846) was a German astronomer “whose works laid the foundations for a better determination than any previous method had allowed of the scale of the universe and the sizes of stars, galaxies, and clusters of galaxies.” He determined the positions of over fifty thousand stars, and was the first to correctly measure the parallax. “Much credit for the final establishment of a scale for the universe in terms of and terrestrial distances, which depends vitally on accurate measurement of the distances of the nearest stars from Earth, must go to Bessel” (Encyclopćdia Britannica, available on-line). Akademie der Wissenschaften. Verzeichniss der abhandlungen der Koniglich preussischen akademie der wissenscaften. Berlin: 1871, p. 27; Lakowitz, Waldmar. Katalog der bibliotekder Naturforschenden gesellschaft in Danzig, Vols. 1-3. Danzig, Germany: Naturforschende Gesellschaft, 1904. The only copy in WorldCat is in Bern. 
Price: 200.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
  1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  NEXT >   Skip 10 >>

Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by