Homological Algebra. Henri Cartan, Samuel Eilenberg.

Homological Algebra

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1956. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. [4], v-xv, [3], 3-390, [2] pp. Bound in red-orange cloth with gold lettering and five gilt rules on the spine. Price of $7.50 on front jacket flap. Volume 19 in the Princeton Mathematical Series. Weibel, Charles A., 'History of Homological Algebra' in History of Topology, Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1999. In this book, Cartan and Eilenberg laid the foundations of homological algebra, unifying the work that had been done up to that point and providing a systematic general framework for future results. Weibel describes this book as "a true revolution in mathematics, and as such it was also a new beginning" (Weibel, p. 797). A milestone of modern mathematics and a book that is difficult to find in the first edition. Very Good / Good. Item #00009335

Very Good with a few areas of minor discoloration to the textblock in a Good-only edge-worn dust jacket with light chipping to the top and bottom of the spine panel and the tips, original college book store stiicker on rear panel.

Price: $300.00

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