New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1953. First Edition. Octavo (23cm). Blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine, in black on front cover; x,190pp. Tight, Near Fine hardcover copy, free of markings or significant wear. A volume in the "University Series in Higher Mathematics." First published book by Loomis, an important Harvard mathematician who was co-discoverer (with Hassler Whitney) of the "Loomis-Whitney Inequality."