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De Moivre, (Abraham). The Doctrine of Chances: or, a Method of Calculating the Probabilities of Events in Play. London: by W. Pearson, for the Author, 1718. First edition. Contemporary calf, boards held weakly. Edges sprinkled in red. 4to. [4], xiv, 175pp. Engraved title device, engraved and woodcut head and tail-pieces, diagrams and formulas in text. Minor occasional spotting, a few stains and discolorations marginally. Norman 1529. The author dedicated the work to his close friend Isaac Newton. A landmark work in the theory of probability, many of the concepts are illustrated with and applied to gambling with cards and dice.
The Doctrine of Chances: or, a Method of Calculating the Probabilities of Events in Play.
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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Number Bids: 14
Auction closed on Saturday, March 30, 2019.
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