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Mathematics

Rare and first edition books in the fields of Mathematics including navigation, philosophy, history and mathematical development.

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  1. The Fractal Geometry of Nature.
    MANDELBROT, Benoit B. The Fractal Geometry of Nature.

    San Francisco : 1982

    First revised edition, first printing. Inscribed by Mandelbrot on the half title, "To Richard Garwin, with the compliments of Benoit Mandelbrot, Au 17, 1982". A beautiful copy of this volume, substantially revised from the original 1977 publication titled Fractals. Learn More
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 87142

  2. A Completeness Theorem in Modal Logic.
    KRIPKE, Saul A. A Completeness Theorem in Modal Logic.

    New Brunswick, NJ : 1959

    First edition, first impression of the author's first major work, published when he was only eighteen years old. Saul Kripke (1940- ) is one of the most original and influential logicians and philosophers of the present day. In 1977 the New York Times magazine described him as "one of the most penetrating minds of our time. His achievements span the... Learn More
    £1,700.00

    Stock Code: 86372

  3. Essai sur les fondements de la géométrie.
    RUSSELL, Bertrand. Essai sur les fondements de la géométrie.

    Paris : 1901

    First edition in French of Russell's Essay on the Foundations of Geometry, his second book and "first full-length philosophical work" (Richards, Essay on the Foundations of Geometry and the Cambridge mathematical tradition). The book was championed in France by the eminent mathematician Henri Poincaré, which led to Russell being invited to deliver... Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 75333

  4. The description and use of two arithmetick instruments.
    MORLAND, Sir Samuel. The description and use of two arithmetick instruments.

    London : 1673

    First edition of the first book in English on a mechanical calculating machine, and the first separate work on the subject since Napier's Rabdologiae (1617). Nothing more of any significance was published in English on calculating machines until Babbage in the 19th century.
    Morland (1625-1695) was at Magdalene College, Cambridge, where he tutored... Learn More
    £20,000.00

    Stock Code: 63951

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