2 edition of **general history of mathematics** found in the catalog.

general history of mathematics

Charles Bossut

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Published
**1803**
by Printed for J. Johnson in London
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Written in English

- Mathematics -- History.,
- Astronomy -- History.

**Edition Notes**

The chronological table is by the translator, J. Bonnycastle.

Statement | translated from the French of John [sic] Bossut ; to which is affixed a chronological table of the most eminent mathematicians. |

Contributions | Bonnycastle, John, 1750?-1821, tr. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA21 .B75 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xxvi, 540 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 540 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL6924534M |

LC Control Number | 03004570 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 1407982 |

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