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Abel (Niels Henrik) (1802-1829) Mèmoire sur les èquations algèbriques
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[Identification of item], Niels Henrik Abel (1802-1829) Mèmoire sur les èquations algèbriques, 1824, SC466, Special Collections, University of Louisville, Louisville.
1 item (see also William Marshall Bullitt Collection).
Mèmoire sur les èquations algèbriques. Christiana: Groendahl, 1824. In this exceptionally rare offprint Abel demonstrates the impossibility, in general, of solving fifth degree polynomial equations by radicals. This was William Marshall Bullitt's most prized addition to his collection of rare mathematics and astronomy and remains distinguished as one of only three copies known to exist.
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