Mémoire sur les intégrales définies [and:] Mémoire sur la theorie de la propagation des ondes a la surface d'un fluide pesant.

Cauchy (Augustin-Louis)

Mémoire sur les intégrales définies [and:] Mémoire sur la theorie de la propagation des ondes a la surface d'un fluide pesant.

Description: FIRST EDITIONS, contained in 'Mémoires présenté par divers Savans a l'Academie Royale des Sciences de l'Institut de France ... Tome premier,' general title slightly soiled and slightly damp-stained, a few spots here and there and an occasional patch of light browning, pp. [599-]799; 6-312; the entire vol. [viii, including half-title and initial blank used as pastedown], 799, 4to, uncut and unopened in the original paper wrappers, slightly worn with spine partly defective at head and tail, good

Publication Details: Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1827

Notes: 'Cauchy's memoir of 1814 on definite integrals with complex-number limits inaugurated his great career as the independent creator and unequalled developer of the theory of functions of a complex variable ... [this] luxuriantly detailed memoir was published only in 1827. The delay was possibly due to its length ... Cauchy thought nothing of hurling massive works of from 80 to 300 pages at the Academy or the Polytechnique to be printed out of their stinted funds ... As if to show that he was not limited to first-rate work in pure mathematics Cauchy next captured the Grand Prize offered by the Ac...more

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Price: £750

Subject: Sciences

Published Date: 1827

Stock Number: 50429

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