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MOIVRE, Abraham De; THE DOCTRINE OF CHANCES 1756, LONDON A. Millar THIRD EDITION ⭐️AMAZING & RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS ANTIQUE BOOK⭐️
London: Printed for A. Millar, 1756. MOIVRE, Abraham De - THE DOCTRINE OF CHANCES or A Method of Calculating the Probabilities of Events in Play. The Third Edition. 1756 - LONDON. Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand. MOIVRE, Abraham de (1667-1754). The Doctrine of Chances: or, a Method of Calculating the Probabilities of Events in Play. London: for A. Millar, 1756. 12" x 9-1/2" x 1-5/8". Engraved medallion portrait of the author, reproducing Dassier's 1741 medal, on title, headpiece by J. Mynde, tailpiece and initial, type-ornament decoration and metalcut initial. Calf leather. Gilt Title on Spine. (title inscription). The Third Edition, Fuller, Clearer, and more Correct than the Former. The Doctrine de Moivre set out "a series of algebraic and analytic tools for the theory of probability ... which foreshadowed Boolean algebra" (ODNB) and other concepts. His work on annuities was pioneering and influenced Lagrange and Laplace. Measures: 12" x 9 1/2" x 1 5/8" PLEASE ASK ANY & ALL QUESTIONS PRIOR TO PLACING BIDS. I AM HAPPY TO ANSWER THEM ALL & TAKE ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS AT YOUR REQUEST. Shipped with USPS Media Mail.
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