Gian-Carlo Rota on Combinatorics: Introductory Papers and Commentaries. Gian-Carlo Rota, Joseph Kung.
Gian-Carlo Rota on Combinatorics: Introductory Papers and Commentaries
Gian-Carlo Rota on Combinatorics: Introductory Papers and Commentaries
Gian-Carlo Rota on Combinatorics: Introductory Papers and Commentaries
Gian-Carlo Rota on Combinatorics: Introductory Papers and Commentaries

Gian-Carlo Rota on Combinatorics: Introductory Papers and Commentaries

Boston, Basel, and Berlin: Birkhauser, 1995.

First edition. Inscribed by Rota on half-title: "To Andy / with best wishes / [signed] Gian-Carlo / Cambridge / November 26, 1995." This "Andy" is Harvard mathematician Andrew Mattei Gleason, best known for his work on Hilbert's fifth problem. xliii, 624, [2] pp. Original brown cloth with white spine lettering. Fine in Near Fine jacket with tiny stain on back panel.

A rare signature from mathematician and philosopher Gian-Carlo Rota (1932-1999), a distinguished MIT Professor in those fields. A nice association copy between mathematicians in two dueling distinguished Cambridge, Massachusetts universities. Item #170909009

Price: $1,000.00

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