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The correspondence of John Wallis

Author: John Wallis; Christoph J Scriba; Philip Beeley
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003-<2012>
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vol. 1: This is the first in a six volume compendium on the correspondences of John Wallis (1616-1703). Wallis was Savilian Professor of Geometry at Oxford from 1649 until his death, and was a founding member of the Royal Society and a central figure in the scientific and intellectual history of England.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: John Wallis
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Wallis; Christoph J Scriba; Philip Beeley
ISBN: 0198510667 9780198510666 0198566018 9780198566014 0198569475 9780198569473
Language Note: Correspondence in English and Latin; introduction and notes in English.
OCLC Number: 53952836
Notes: Set projected to be complete in 6 vols.
Description: v. <1-3> : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: v. 1. 1641-1659 --
v. 2. 1660-September 1668 --
v. 3 October 1668-1671
Other Titles: Correspondence
Responsibility: editors Philip Beeley, Christoph J. Scriba ; with the assistance of Uwe Mayer and Siegmund Probst.

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Containing many previously unpublished letters, this third volume of a six volume collection of the complete correspondence of John Wallis (1616-1703), documents an important period in the history of  Read more...
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This is a first rate edition and a major scholarly accomplishment. The Correspondence of John Wallis is a trove for the historian of seventeenth century social and scientific life ... This edition is Read more...

 
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