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    Landmarks of Science & Medicine from the Library of Andras Gedeon

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 132

    GAUSS, Carl Friedrich (1777-1855). Disquisitiones generales circa superficies curvas. Göttingen: Dietrich, 1828. 4° (240 x 200mm). (A little very light spotting). Modern boards.

    Price Realised  

    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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