Oeuvres…publiées par les soins de MM. A. Markoff & N. Sonin.

Three frontis. ports. & diagrams in the text. vi, 714 pp.; iv, xx, 736 pp. Two vols. Large 4to, orig. printed wrappers bound in cont. half-cloth & marbled boards. St. Petersburg: J. Glasounof et al., 1899-1907.

First edition in French of the collected works, issued simultaneously with the Russian edition. Chebyshev (1821-94), professor of mathematics at St. Petersburg University and founder of the Petersburg mathematical school, made important contributions to the theory of numbers, integration of algebraic functions, the theory of the best approximation of functions, the theory of probability, ballistics, cartography, and theoretical mechanics.

Fine set.

❧ D.S.B., III, pp. 222-32.

Price: $3,250.00

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