Heralds of Mathematics

Cover of Apollonii PergAi Conicorum libri quattuor

Apollonii Pergæi Conicorum libri quattuor

Apollonius, of Perga; Eutocius, of Ascalon; Pappus, of Alexandria; Commandino, Federico; Serenus, Antinoensis
Ex Officina Alexandri Benatii
1566

Cover of Disquisitiones arithmeticae

Disquisitiones arithmeticae

Gauss, Carl Friedrich
In commiss. apud Gerh. Fleischer, jun
1801

Cover of Elements of vector analysis

Elements of vector analysis

Gibbs, J. Willard
Printed by Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor
1881- 1884

Cover of Francisci VietAi Opera mathematica

Francisci Vietæi Opera mathematica

Viète, François
Apud Franciscum Bouuier
1589

105. This work is the first part of an uncompleted larger series on geometry.

Cover of Geometrische Untersuchungen zur Theorie der Parallellinien

Geometrische Untersuchungen zur Theorie der Parallellinien

Lobachevskiĭ, N. I.
Mayer & Müller
1887

Cover of Instruction sur les mesures del¤uites de la grandeur de la terre

Instruction sur les mesures déduites de la grandeur de la terre

France. Commission temporaire des poids & mesures républicaines; Haüy, René Just; France. Convention nationale.
De l'Imprimerie de Saphoux
an 2 [i.e. 1793 or 1794]

This is the first edition of the official manual of the metric system and the first description of the system as it exists today.

Cover of Jacobi Bernoulli profess. basil. and utriusque societ.- Ars conjectandi, opus posthumum

Jacobi Bernoulli profess. basil. & utriusque societ. ... Ars conjectandi, opus posthumum

Bernoulli, Jakob
Impensis Thurnisiorum, Fratrum
1713

110. Jakob Bernoulli was the first in a famous family of Swiss mathematicians.

Cover of Methodus inveniendi lineas curvas maximi minimive proprietate gaudentes, sive, Solutio problematis isoperimetrici latissimo sensu accepti

Methodus inveniendi lineas curvas maximi minimive proprietate gaudentes, sive, Solutio problematis isoperimetrici latissimo sensu accepti

Euler, Leonhard; Daudet, Robert; Delamonce, Ferdinand Pierre Joseph Ignace
Apud Marcum-Michaelem Bousquet & Socios
1744

111. Euler, a Swiss mathematician who spent most of his life working in St. Petersburg, Russia, was a prolific author and one of the founders of pure mathematics.

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Méchanique analitique

Lagrange, J. L.
Chez la veuve Desaint
1788

112. Born in Italy, La Grange spent most of his life in France and was the leading contributor in the fields of number theory and celestial mechanics.

Cover of Nova scientia

Nova scientia

Tartaglia, Niccolò
S. da Sabio
1537

Cover of Preclarissimus liber elementorum Euclidis perspicacissimi in artem geometrie incipit qu afoelicissime

Preclarissimus liber elementorum Euclidis perspicacissimi in artem geometrie incipit qu afoelicissime

Euclid; Adelard, of Bath; Campanus, Johannes
Erhardus Ratdolt Augustensis impressor solertissimus
1482, octauis Cale n. Ju n. [25 May, 1482]

Cover of The castle of knowledge

The castle of knowledge

Recorde, Robert

Cover of Varia opera mathematica

Varia opera mathematica

Fermat, Pierre de; Fermat, Samuel de; Apollonius, of Perga
apud Johannem Pech
1679

108. Fermat, along with Descartes, was one of the leading mathematicians of the early 17th century.