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Mathematics: Its Content, Methods, and Meaning. . . Translated by S. H. Gould and T. Bartha.

By: ALEKSANDROV, A. D., et al., eds.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA:, The MIT Press, (1977).: 1977

Seller ID: S9388

Second edition, second printing (paperback issue). 3 volumes. 8vo. Various pagination. Figs., tables, bibliog., index. Pictorial wrappers. Ownership signature of Joseph Juarez. Very good. View more info

Nuptial Arithmetic; Marsilio Ficino's Commentary on the Fatal Number in Book VIII of Plato's Republic.

By: ALLEN, Michael J.B.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles:, University of California Press, 1994.: 1994

Seller ID: S12953

ISBN: 0520081439

8vo. x, 291 pp. Index. Maroon gilt-stamped cloth, dust-jacket. Near fine. ISBN 10: 0520081439 View more info

In Eves' Circles.

By: ANTHONY, Joby Milo (ed.).

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington, DC:, Mathematical Association of America, (1994).: 1994

Seller ID: S11581

ISBN: 0883850885

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 View more info

Oevres d'Archimede, Traduites Litteralement, avec un Commentaire.

By: ARCHIMEDES (ca. 287-212 B.C.); PEYRARD, Francois (trans.; 1760-1822).

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: Paris:, Francois Buisson, 1807.: 1807

Seller ID: S10222

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 po... View more info

Oeuvres completes d'Archimede; suivies des commentaires d'Eutocius d'Ascalon. Traduites du grec en francais avec une introduction et des notes par Paul Ver Eecke.

By: Archimedes, ca. 287-212 B.C.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Paris:, Librairie Scientifique et Technique Albert Blanchard, (1960).: 1960

Seller ID: S10223

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. View more info

Logic and Boolean algebra.


Price: $4.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ:, Prentice-Hall, 1962.: 1962

Seller ID: S9967

8vo. 144 pp. Black cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles. Fine. View more info

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A Short Account of the History of Mathematics.

By: BALL, W.W. Rouse (1850-1925).

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York:, Dover, n.d.:

Seller ID: S11582

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. View more info

"Ejemplo Practico de Edición de un Manuscrito científico. El Ms. 19 de Fons Esteve Terradas.

By: BARCA SALOM, Francesc. X.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Barcelona:, From the Author, 1990.: 1990

Seller ID: BL4146

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." View more info

A miscellany of puzzles. Mathematical and otherwise. Illustrated.

By: BARR, Stephen.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York:, Crowell, (1965).: 1965

Seller ID: S3552

Sm. 8vo. 164 pp. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket with small chip at bottom edge. Very good. View more info

A miscellany of puzzles; mathematical and otherwise.

By: BARR, Stephen.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Thomas Y. Crowell, (1965).: 1965

Seller ID: S3628

208 x 145 mm. 8vo. [x], 164 pp. Figs. Cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. View more info

An introduction to linear difference equations.


Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Harvard University Press, 1927.: 1927

Seller ID: S1200

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 Poincare's theorems. First Edition. View more info

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.

By: BATEMAN, Harry (1882-1946).

Price: $275.00

Publisher: In: Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, Volume XXI. Cambridge:, University Press, 1912.: 1912

Seller ID: S3077

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 ... View more info

The Development of Mathematics.

By: BELL, Eric Temple (1883-1960).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York & London:, McGraw-Hill, 1945.: 1945

Seller ID: S9013

Second edition. 8vo. xiii, 637 pp. Notes, index. Red cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Gift inscription on front flyleaf. View more info

Stability Theory of Differential Equations.

By: BELLMAN, Richard.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York:, Dover, (1969).: 1969

Seller ID: S9091

Reprint. 8vo. xiii, 166 pp. Figs., bibliog., index. Pictorial wrappers. Ownership signature of Dexter Strawther. Very good. ISBN: 48662210X View more info

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 beitragen von H. Straub.

By: BERNOULLI, Daniel.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Basel, Switzerland:, Birkhauser, 1987.: 1987

Seller ID: S11037

ISBN: 3764312130

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 View more info

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.

By: BESSEL, Franz Friedrich Wilhelm.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: [Berlin]:, [c. 1822].: 1822

Seller ID: S11042

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 vit... View more info

Cours de Mathematiques a l'Usage des Gardes du Pavillon, de la Marine, et des Eleves de l'Ecole Polytechnique. Quatrieme Partie: Contenant les Principles generaux de la Mechanique, precedes des Principes de Calcul qui servent d'introduction aux Sciences Physico-Mathematiques.

By: BEZOUT, Etienne.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris:, Chez Courcier, "L'an VIII de la Republique francaise" [c. 1799].: 1799

Seller ID: S11043

Vol. four (of six) only. "Nouvelle edition." 8vo. viii, 356, [2] pp. Five fold-out plates. Quarter gilt-stamped leather over brown paper-backed boards, purple place-keeping ribbon; spine edges rubbed, left edge slightly cracked. Very good. View more info

The construction and principal uses of mathematical instruments. . . .

By: BION, Nicolas (circa 1652-1733).

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London:, Holland Press, (1972).: 1972

Seller ID: S6727LV

Tall 4to. (viii), 325, [ads 1] pp. 30 plates. Black cloth, dust-jacket; corners bumped, jacket sunned and chipped. Ownership signature. Very good. Reprint of the Second and best English Edition. Translated from the French by Edmund Stone. The superb plates illustrate many fine instruments, including the telescope, quadrant, sun dial, compass, the pendulum clock, various astronomical instruments, and much more. See: DSB, II, pp. 132-133. View more info

The nature of mathematics. A critical survey.

By: BLACK, Max.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, Humanities Press, 1950.: 1950

Seller ID: S9969

8vo. xiv, 219, 7 (ads.) pp. Green cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Fine. View more info