The Algebra of Abu Kamil Kitab fi al-Jabr wa'l-muqabala


G+/G+, red cloth boards with gilt, with large grey stains to front and rear boards, bumped to to the bottom right corner of the front board, in a red & grey d/jkt, slightly frayed at the edges and similarly stained. Text (in English and Hebrew) & b&w facsimiles and illustrations inside are clean and bright. Abu Kamil was one of the first to demonstrate the advantages of combining Babylonian methods with Greek Geometry. ; Wisconsin University. Publications in medieval science; 9.6" x 6.3" x 0.8"; 226 pages

Title: The Algebra of Abu Kamil Kitab fi al-Jabr wa'l-muqabala

Author Name: Shuja' Ibn Aslam Abu Kamil & Mordecai Finzi (commentary) & Martin Levey (Hebrew trans, commentary)

Categories: Arabic Mathematics,

Publisher: Wisconsin U.P: 1966

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 26998