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Barnard, F. A. P.

Theory of magic squares and of magic cubes.

Washington, DC, National Academy of Sciences, 1888. 4to (29.0 x 22.3 cm). 62 pp., 55 text figures. Later marbled wrappers.

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The "everything you always wanted to know..." about magic squares

Bernoulli, J.

Analysis magni problematis isoperimetrici.

Leipzig, J. Gross, T. Fritsch & F. Groschuf, 1701. Small 4to (18.5 x 16.0 cm). 16 pp. [numbered 213-228]. Contemporary full blind vellum. Red edges.

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The first correct solution of the isoperimetric problem

Bessel, F. W.

Astronomische Untersuchungen. Erster Band [AND] Zweiter Band. [Complete].

Königsberg in Preussen, Gebrüder Bornträger, 1841-1842. Two volumes in one (26.5 x 21.9 cm). 4to. viii, 314; iv, 308 pp. Contemporary style marbled boards. Red morocco label with gilt title on the spine.

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Bessel's rare astronomical and mathematical heritage - personally selected

[Cartaud de La Vilate, F.]

Pensées critiques sur les mathematiques. Ou l'on propose divers préjugés contre ces sciences, à dessein d'en ébranler la certitude, & de prouver qu'elles ont peu...

Paris, Gabriel Valleyre fils, 1733. Small 8vo (16.1 x 9.3 cm). Half-title, title page with engraved vignette, [viii], 377, [iii] pp., several mathematical figures in the text. Contemporary full speckled calf. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments rich...

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Rare polemic against French mathematicians, and mathematics in general

Cauchy, A.L.

Mémoire sur les intégrales définies [AND] Mémoire sur la theorie de la propagation des ondes a la surface d'un fluide pesant...

Paris, Academie des Sciences, 1827. 4to (25.5 x 20.0 cm). In a fine contemporary full calf binding. Spine with five raised bands, red and black morocco title vignettes and gilt floral patterns; boards with dentelles; lightly red-speckled edges.

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Two beautiful mathematical works in a ditto contemporary binding

Clairaut, J. B., a.o.

Miscellanea Berolinensia ad incrementum scientiarum ex scriptis Societati Regiae Scientiarum exhibitis. Edita, continuatio III, sive Tomus IV. Cum figuris et indice...

Berolini, Johann Andreas Rüdiger, 1734. Small 4to (20.5 x 16.0 cm). vi, 405 pp.; 11 mostly folded engraved plates. Contemporary full mottled calf. Spine with five raised, gilt-ornamented bands; compartments rich gilt, red morocco label with gilt title. Edges...

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A fine collection of astronomical, geographical, mathematical and other researches

Euclid [A. E. B. V. Pirkenstein (ed.)]

Teutsch-redender Euclides oder Acht Bücher von denen Anfängen der Mess-Kunst. Auff eine neue und gantz leichte Art zu Nutzen Allen generalen Ingeniern Natur- und...

Wienn in Oestereich [Vienna], Philipp Fiebets, 1694. 4to (20.3 x 15.8 cm). Title page in red and black; [ii (preface)], 275 pp., numerous wood engraved illustrations, and wood engraved tailpieces in the text. Contemporary full blind vellum with four green...

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Euclid, visually explained to 17th-century Germans

[Games - Mathematics]

Encyclopédie méthodique. Dictionnaire des jeux, faisant suite au tome III des mathématiques. [AND] Dictionnaire des jeux familiers, ou des amusemens de société;...

Paris, Pancoucke, 1792. 4to (25.4 x 19.0 cm). Title page, iii, 316 pp., 16 engraved plates; Paris, Agasse, An V (1798 or 1799). Half-title, engraved title page, ii [erroneously numbered viii], 172 pp.; Paris, H. Agasse, An VII (1801 or 1802). viii, 212 pp.,...

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The rare complete, illustrated game and game-theory part of the famous Encyclopédie Méthodique

Jacobi, C. G. J.

Fundamenta nova theoriae functionum ellipticarum.

Königsberg, Gebrüder Bornträger, 1829. Large 4to (26.1 x 21.3 cm). vi, 191 pp., one large folded chart. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt ornamental bands and gilt title. Marbled endpapers.

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The foundation of the theory of elliptic functions by the German mathematician Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi

Lambert, J. H., D. Bernouilli, and others

Acta Helvetica, Physico-Mathematico-Anatomico-Botanico-Medica, figuris aeneis illustrata & in usus publicos exarata. I-V.

Basel, Johann Rudolph Im-Hof, 1751-1762. Five volumes in two. 4to (20.0 x 16.5 cm). Titles in red and black. 1764 pp. [I(1751) (vi), 104, 72; II(1755) (iv), 272; III(1758)(iv), 442; IV(1760) (viii), 412, (x); V(1762): (vi), 424]; 57 folded engraved plates and...

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The most important Swiss scientific journal

Lambert, J. H., D. Bernouilli, and others

Acta Helvetica, Physico-Mathematico-Anatomico-Botanico-Medica, figuris aeneis illustrata & in usus publicos exarata. I-II.

Basel, J. R. Im-Hof, 1751-1755. Two volumes in one. 4to (19.6 x 16.0 cm). Title pages in red and black. 458 pp. [I (1751): vi, 104, 72; II (1755): iv, 272]; 18 [I: 6; II: 12] engraved plates, and one folded table. Near contemporary half calf over marbled...

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The rare start of the first Swiss scientific journal

[Lehmann, J. G.]

Darstellung einer neuen Theorie der Bezeichnung der schiefen Flächen im Grundriss oder der Situationszeichnung der Berge.

Leipzig, Johann Benjamin Georg Fleischer, 1799. 8vo (19.6 x 12.0 cm). xx, 172 pp., four large, folded, engraved plates. Contemporary full tree calf. Spine with morocco label with gilt ornamental lines and title. Edges pale yellow.

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An important work on cartography, geomorphology and trigonometry in fine condition