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Moivre, Abraham de (1667-1754)
THE DOCTRINE OF CHANCES: OR, A METHOD OF CALCULATING THE PROBABILITY OF EVENTS IN PLAY. LONDON: PRINTED BY W. PEARSON, FOR THE AUTHOR, 1718
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431
Moivre, Abraham de (1667-1754)
THE DOCTRINE OF CHANCES: OR, A METHOD OF CALCULATING THE PROBABILITY OF EVENTS IN PLAY. LONDON: PRINTED BY W. PEARSON, FOR THE AUTHOR, 1718
Estimate
3,5004,500
LOT SOLD. 7,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Moivre, Abraham de (1667-1754)
THE DOCTRINE OF CHANCES: OR, A METHOD OF CALCULATING THE PROBABILITY OF EVENTS IN PLAY. LONDON: PRINTED BY W. PEARSON, FOR THE AUTHOR, 1718
FIRST EDITION, 4to (250 x 195mm.), contemporary panelled calf, spine gilt and with red morocco label, calf-backed cloth folding box, binding slightly rubbed, joints splitting
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Provenance

Nathaniel Cholmley MP (1721-1781), bookplate; bought from Jonathan Hill, New York, 1996, Catalogue 96, item 89, $8,500

Literature

Tomash & Williams M114; Babson, Newton, 181; ESTC T33065; Norman 1529

Catalogue Note

A cornerstone in the field of probability and statistics, dedicated to Isaac Newton, who was a friend of the author.

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