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CLEBSCH, Alfred. Leçons sur la Géométrie. 

Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1879 -1883.

Three 8vo (235x160 mm), x-(2)-386 pages / (6)-438-(1) / viii-(2)-484-(1) pages.  binding : Contemporary quarter red sheep, flat spine. Binding rubbed. Joints partially split on volumes I and II. Headcap worn on the first volume.

First edition in french.
Complete in 3 volumes:
Volume I (1879): Treatise on conic sections and introduction to the theory of algebraic forms.
Volume II (1880): Algebraic Curves in General and Third Order Curves
Volume III (1883): Abelian and related integrals

Alfred Clebsch (1833-1872) is a Prussian mathematician known for his work in algebraic geometry that will lead to the discovery of Clebsch-Gordan coefficients, used in particular in quantum mechanics.


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