Unknown Quantity: A Real and Imaginary History of Algebra.
by DERBYSHIRE, John.
Washington, DC:: Joseph Henry Press, (2006)., 2006. 8vo. viii, 374 pp. Illustrations, index. Black cloth, white-stamped spine, dust-jacket. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED from author to Dr. Carson Todd in ink at title-page. Fine. ISBN: 030909657X John Derbyshire (b. 1945) is a British-born naturalized American writer, journalist and commentator, formerly writing for the National Review and the New English Review. His articles cover a broad range of topics, including immigration, China, history, mathematics, and race. Derbyshire's 1996 novel, Seeing Calvin Coolidge in a Dream, was a New York Times "Notable Book of the Year." PROVENANCE: Dr. Carson Todd is a retired cardiologist who completed his cardiology fellowship at the University of Oklahoma Medical School.
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