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The correspondence of John Wallis

Author: John Wallis; Christoph J Scriba; Philip Beeley
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003- <2014>
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Vol. 1: This is the first in a six volume compendium on the correspondences of John Wallis (1616-1703). Wallis was Savilian Professor of Geometry at Oxford from 1649 until his death, and was a founding member of the Royal Society and a central figure in the scientific and intellectual history of England.
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: John Wallis; John Wallis
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Wallis; Christoph J Scriba; Philip Beeley
ISBN: 0198510667 9780198510666 0198566018 9780198566014 0198569475 9780198569473 9780198569480 0198569483
OCLC Number: 53952836
Language Note: Correspondence in English and Latin; introduction and notes in English.
Notes: Set projected to be complete in 6 vols.
Description: volumes <1-4> : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. 1641-1659 --
v. 2. 1660-September 1668 --
v. 3 October 1668-1671 --
v. 4. 1672-April 1675.
Other Titles: Correspondence
Responsibility: editors Philip Beeley, Christoph J. Scriba ; with the assistance of Uwe Mayer and Siegmund Probst.
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