OSIRIS - 1936 (Vol I) - HISTORY OF WORLD MATHEMATICS ARITHMETICS SCIENCE
OSIRIS: STUDIES ON THE HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE, AND ON THE HISTORY OF LEARNING AND CULTURE — VOLUME I (JANUARY 1936)
Book Details + Condition: The Saint Catherine Press (Bruges, Belgium). First Edition, January 1936. Softcover. 777 pages. Volume One of the journal Osiris, edited by Belgian-American historian and chemist George Sarton. Presentation Volume, per the front cover. Contributions include D. Uvanovic's "The Indian Prelude to European Mathematics," Julian L. Coolidge's "Origins of Analytic Geometry," Raymond Clare Archibald's "Unpublished Letters of James Joseph Sylvester and Other New Information Concerning His Life and Work," and more. The majority of the articles are in English, with French, German, Italian, and Spanish articles also included. Tight binding; wear to original covers; interior is clean and free of markings. Tear to frontispiece page, but the majority of pages are uncut, so the work is unread.