This classic study by the eminent Dutch historian of science E. J. Dijksterhuis (1892-1965) presents the work of the Greek mathematician and mechanical engineer to the modern reader. With meticulous scholarship, Dijksterhuis surveys the whole range of evidence on Archimedes' life and the 2000-year history of the manuscripts and editions of the text, and then undertakes a comprehensive examination of all the extant writings.
Originally published in 1987.
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Descrizione libro Princeton University Press, 1987. Condizione libro: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP95613893
Descrizione libro 1992. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fair. 1992 Princeton University Press hardcover edition. Ex library copy with stamps and labels to spine and title page and without dustjacket else good condition. Posted promptly by UK seller. Codice libro della libreria VB-T1IA-PJFU