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Jevons, William Stanley (1835-1882)
PURE LOGIC, OR THE LOGIC OF QUALITY APART FROM QUANTITY: WITH REMARKS ON BOOLE'S SYSTEM AND ON THE RELATION OF LOGIC AND MATHEMATICS. LONDON: EDWARD STANFORD, 1864
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Jevons, William Stanley (1835-1882)
PURE LOGIC, OR THE LOGIC OF QUALITY APART FROM QUANTITY: WITH REMARKS ON BOOLE'S SYSTEM AND ON THE RELATION OF LOGIC AND MATHEMATICS. LONDON: EDWARD STANFORD, 1864
Estimation
8001 000
Lot. Vendu 1,000 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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Jevons, William Stanley (1835-1882)
PURE LOGIC, OR THE LOGIC OF QUALITY APART FROM QUANTITY: WITH REMARKS ON BOOLE'S SYSTEM AND ON THE RELATION OF LOGIC AND MATHEMATICS. LONDON: EDWARD STANFORD, 1864
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (180 x 120mm.), half-title, advertisement on verso of last leaf, cut-down catalogue entry tipped in at end, original blue cloth with printed label on upper cover, spine slightly soiled and rubbed
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Provenance

Charles T. Poynting, Fallowfield, book label and inscription dated 1875; bought from Eric Kom, London, 1984

Bibliographie

Tomash & Williams J20

Description

This was Jevons' first publication on logic in which he attempted to provide an alternative approach to Boole's system. However interest in the work was very limited: published in December 1863, by August 1864 it had sold only four copies. This copy, was owned by a member of the Poynting family in Manchester, which had a close association with Owens College, where Jevons was at the time of publication.

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