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Origine, trasporto in Italia, primi progressi in essa dell'algebra : storia critica di nuove disquisizioni analitiche e metafisiche arricchita
First edition of this history of algebra, finely printed by Bodoni. "Of the various Italian writers of the same period the best known is Pietro Cossali, who taught both physics and astronomy at the University of Parma and was later (1806) professor of mathematics at Padua. He...is best known for his history of algebra, a work of considerable scholarship and even yet of service to the student of this phase of the subject."
Jan. 1, 1797 through Dec. 31, 1799
MEDIUM: Sheep-Backed Marble Boards; FORMAT: Book; QUANTITY: 2 vols.
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