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Mathematical Treasure: Solid Analytic Geometry of George Salmon

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

George Salmon (1819-1904) first published his Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions in 1862. It became a classic and was reissued many times. The fifth edition, revised by Reginald Rogers of Trinity College, Dublin, appeared in 1912.

Title page of Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions by George Salmon, fifth edition, 1912.

The “Editor’s Preface” indicates some of the amendments to the work.

First page of Editor's Preface to Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimentions by George Salmon, fifth edition, 1912

Second page of Editor's Preface to Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimentions by George Salmon, fifth edition, 1912

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: Solid Analytic Geometry of George Salmon," Convergence (August 2018)

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