WHITEHEAD, Alfred North & RUSSELL, Bertrand. Principia Mathematica. Cambridge: the University Press, 1910-1913.
3 volumes, large 8° (261 x 172mm.). Original blue cloth, spines lettered in gilt (spines slightly chipped at head and foot, spine of vol.I lightly soiled, vols.II and III showing evidence of removal of shelf-mark labels). Provenance: vols.II & III from the Franklin Institute Library (Marion Reilly Memorial Library labels). A made-up set.
FIRST EDITION OF THE 'GREATEST SINGLE CONTRIBUTION TO LOGIC THAT HAS APPEARED IN THE TWO THOUSAND YEARS SINCE ARISTOTLE' (DNB). RARE. Volume I was printed in an edition of 750, volumes II and III of 500. (3)