Symbolic Logic.London: Macmillan & Co., 1881 Stock Code: 149552
Venn diagramsFirst edition of the work containing Venn's celebrated "diagrams", a visual tool for representing logical and mathematical classes. Symbolic Logic was written as an attempt to expand and clarify Boolean algebra. In discussing his own logical diagrams, Venn reviews the techniques of Leibniz and Euler.
Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered gilt, blue endpapers.
Spine sunned and soiled, rubbing at extremities, pencilled and inked ownership signatures and notes to first few leaves, pencilled marginalia thereafter. A good copy.
Church, p. 12; Risse II, 108.
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