23 April 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,375
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
GAUSS, Carl Friedrich (1777-1855). Disquisitiones generales circa superficies curvas. Göttingen: Dietrich, 1828. 4° (240 x 200mm). (A little very light spotting). Modern boards.
FIRST EDITION. 'However the crowning contribution to the [Göttingen] period, and his last breakthrough in a major new direction of mathematical research was Disquisitiones ... (1828) which grew out of his geodesic meditations of three decades and was the seed of more than a century of work on differential geometry' (DSB). Norman 880.
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