Lectures on the principles of demonstrative Mathematics
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FIRST EDITION. Small 8 vo. Orig. cloth with paper label on spine, viii, 147 pp. PRESENTATION COPY with the author's dated holograph inscription to a John Dewar Esq. Minor repairs to spine; a very good copy. In 1837, Philip Kelland (1908-79; F.R.S., 1838), professor of mathematics at Edinburgh, published a treatise on heat which contained an erroneous understanding of Fourier's great work of 1822 that was corrected by the young Kelvin a few years later in his first published scientific paper. Kelland was the first Englishman with a wholly English education who was admitted to a chair in the University of Edinburgh. The present work is based on Kelland's annual lectures to his students on first principles in mathematics. Bookseller Inventory # 000275
Title: Lectures on the principles of demonstrative ...
Publisher: Edinburgh: A. and C. Black, 1843
Publication Date: 1843
Book Condition: Very Good
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
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