A History of Greek Mathematics [2 vols]

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1921. First Edition. First impressions. Two octavo volumes; blue cloth hardcovers, titled in gilt on spines; xvi,446; xii,586pp. Trivial bumps to bottom board edges and corners; neat ownership signature to each front endpaper; else a tight, Near Fine set, free of textual markings or notable wear.

Lovely first edition set of Heath's magisterial, and oft-reprinted, history of the classical Greek mathematicians, with lengthy sections on Archimedes, Heron and Pappus of Alexandria, Diophantus, etc. The first edition is infrequently seen in commerce nowadays, especially in such nice condition.

Price: $450.00

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