114. Hamilton, William Rowan.

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Lectures on Quaternions: Containing a Systematic Statement of a New Mathematical Method. Half-title; text diagrams. Thick 8vo, cloth rear cover only; lacking spine and front cover, generally sound internally.


Dublin & London, 1853 [300/400]


First Edition. “Hamilton’s major contribution to mathematics, quaternions, the linear algebra of rotations in space of three dimensions, come to him in a flash of inspiration…Hamilton’s quaternions were important in the development of later noncommutative algebra such as matrices and vector analysis.” – Norman 985; PMM 334.


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Auction ends: February 26, 2019 10:00 am
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