4 October 2002
NEUMANN, John von. Functional Operators. Notes by Charles C. Torrance and Robert S. Martin. [Princeton?], 1933-35. Mimeographed from typescript on rectos.
2 parts in one volume. 4o. Contemporary cloth (light rubbing to joints and spine). Provenance: Charles and Esther Torrance (ownership inscription on front paste-down).
MIMEOGRAPHED from typescript of von Neumann's first lectures on quantum spaces at The Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Von Neumann helped to found the IAS in 1933, and was appointed as one of the original six mathematics professors, along with other well known scholars such as Albert Einstein.
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