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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Nicholas Saunderson; John Saunderson; Abraham de Moivre; Abagail Saunderson; John Whiston; Thomas Hammond; John Vanderbank; Gerard Van der Gucht; Cambridge University Press,; Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland),
|Notes:||This two volume set has a general title page, as well as title pages for each volume; the imprint of the title for v.1 is dated 1741.
Edited by John Saunderson.
Frontispiece portrait signed: J. Vanderbanck. pinx. 1718, G. Vander Gucht. Sculp.; head- and tail-pieces.
List of subscribers: v. 1, p. 7-14, first count and p. 4, third count.
Errata: v. 1, p. 15, first count and p. 4 of third count.
Solution of two problems concerning proportionals, by A. de Moivre: v. 1, p. 263-267.
Rules for extracting the cubic, or any other root of an impossible binomial, by A. de Moivre: v. 2, p. 743-748.
Library's copy with bindings stamped: Lending Library T.C.D.; ownership and withdrawl stamps of Trinity College Library, Dublin: title page verso, both volumes; 2 p. of manuscript latin verse laid in v. 1.
|Description:||2 volumes (, xxvi, , 748,  pages, viii folded leaves of plates) : illustrations, portrait ; 26 cm|
|Responsibility:||by Nicholas Saunderson LL. D. ; Late Lucasian professor of the Mathematics in the University of Cambridge, and Fellow of the Royal Society ; to which is prefixed, an account of the author's life and character, collected from his oldest and most intimate acquaintance.|