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Mathematical Treasure: Higher Plane Curves of George Salmon

Author(s): 
Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University)

In 1852, George Salmon (1819-1904) published his Treatise on Higher Plane Curves. He intended this work as a sequel to his Conic Sections (1848). The third edition appeared in 1879.

Title page of Treatise on Higher Plane Curves by George Salmon, third edition, 1879

The table of contents provides a list of the topics discussed.

First page from table of contents to Treatise on Higher Plane Curves by George Salmon, third edition, 1879

Second page from table of contents to Treatise on Higher Plane Curves by George Salmon, third edition, 1879

Third page from table of contents to Treatise on Higher Plane Curves by George Salmon, third edition, 1879

Fourth page from table of contents to Treatise on Higher Plane Curves by George Salmon, third edition, 1879

Fifth page from table of contents to Treatise on Higher Plane Curves by George Salmon, third edition, 1879

Sixth page from table of contents to Treatise on Higher Plane Curves by George Salmon, third edition, 1879

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Eighth page from table of contents to Treatise on Higher Plane Curves by George Salmon, third edition, 1879

Ninth page from table of contents to Treatise on Higher Plane Curves by George Salmon, third edition, 1879

The images above were obtained through the courtesy of the University of Toronto. The book may be viewed in its entirety in the Internet Archive.

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Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University), "Mathematical Treasure: Higher Plane Curves of George Salmon," Convergence (August 2018)

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