Jahresbericht der deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung, volume XVIII, pp.75-88. Leipzig: Teubner, 1909. 8° (234 x 149mm). Contemporary hardgrain half morocco (a trifle rubbed). Provenance: Charles L. Bouton, 1912 (signature on an endpaper)." /> MINKOWSKI, Hermann (1864-1909). "Raum und Zeit", in: <I>Jahresbericht der deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung</I>, volume XVIII, pp.75-88. Leipzig: Teubner, 1909. 8° (234 x 149mm). Contemporary hardgrain half morocco (a trifle rubbed). <I>Provenance</I>: Charles L. Bouton, 1912 (signature on an endpaper).|
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    Landmarks of Science & Medicine from the Library of Andras Gedeon

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    MINKOWSKI, Hermann (1864-1909). "Raum und Zeit", in: Jahresbericht der deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung, volume XVIII, pp.75-88. Leipzig: Teubner, 1909. 8° (234 x 149mm). Contemporary hardgrain half morocco (a trifle rubbed). Provenance: Charles L. Bouton, 1912 (signature on an endpaper).

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    MINKOWSKI, Hermann (1864-1909). "Raum und Zeit", in: Jahresbericht der deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung, volume XVIII, pp.75-88. Leipzig: Teubner, 1909. 8° (234 x 149mm). Contemporary hardgrain half morocco (a trifle rubbed). Provenance: Charles L. Bouton, 1912 (signature on an endpaper).

    FIRST EDITION of the 'Fourth dimension'. 'Minkowski maintained that the separation of time and space is a false conception; that time itself is a dimension, comparable to length, breadth and height; and that therefore the true conception of reality was constituted by a space-time continuum possessing these four dimensions', PMM 401.


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