The Algebra of Logic; Authorized English Translation by Lydia Gillingham Robinson, B. A. with a Preface by Philip E. B. Jourdain, M. A. (Cantab.). Louis Couturat.

The Algebra of Logic; Authorized English Translation by Lydia Gillingham Robinson, B. A. with a Preface by Philip E. B. Jourdain, M. A. (Cantab.)

Chicago: The Open Court Publishing Company, 1914. First English language edition. Hardcover. Slim 8vo. [5], iv-xiv, [3], 4-98, [2] pp. Bound in red cloth with gold lettering on the front board and the spine. Brown paper dust jacket bearing the price of $1.50 net on the front panel and the spine panel (the latter with the amount being largely rubbed away). SEP, "The Algebra of Logic Tradition"; J J O'Connor and E F Robertson, "Louis Couturat", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive. Couturat is best-known as the most influential French mathematician and philosopher working in mathematical logic within the tradition developed by Frege, Russell, Peano, and others in the early twentieth-century. Couturat engaged in extensive correspondence with Russell and is still widely recognized for his influential work on Leibniz. The Algebra of Logic is a translation of L'Algèbre de la logique, his classic introduction to Boolean Algebra. A very attractive copy, quite difficult to find in dust jacket. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #00008990

Near Fine with Parisian bookseller's ticket on front pastedown (A. Blanchard) in a Very Good jacket with a few chips and tears (reinforced with archival tape on the reverse).

Price: $125.00

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