The great art,or, The rules of algebra by Girolamo Cardano

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  • Algebra -- Early works to 1800.

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StatementTranslated and edited by T. Richard Witmer ; With a foreword by Oystein Ore.
ContributionsWitmer, T. Richard.
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Paginationxxiv, 267 p. :
Number of Pages267
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