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Ulam, S.M. [Stanislaw]
Adventures of a Mathematician (Signed First Edition)
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1976). First Edition, First Printing with full number line, etc. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Illustrated with photos. Near Fine in Very Good+ Dust Jacket. Tight binding; clean pages and covers; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON FRONT ENDPAPER; only very slight wear; dust jacket is clean and bright with only very slight wear and one small tear; price clipped. 317 pages. VERY SCARCE SIGNED. Autobiography of one of the great Manhattan Project scientists who was a member of the Polish mathematical school, one of the first to use and advocate computers for scientific research, co-author of the paper that was the basis for the construction of the hydrogen bomb, the originator of ideas for nuclear propulsion of space vehicles, unique for his fundamental contributions to the most abstract and abtruse fields of mathematics. SEE OUR OTHER LISTINGS FOR MORE INTERESTING AND COLLECTIBLE BOOKS. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: LaCelle Rare Books [Williamsburg, KY, U.S.A.]
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