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OCAGNE, M[aurice] d'. [Drop-head title:] Some remarks on logarithms apropos to their tercentenary.

[Washington]. [Government Printing Office], [1915]. First offprint edition.
8vo. 175-181pp, [1]. With two plates. Stapled into contemporary purple wrappers. A crisp copy.
The first offprint edition, extracted from the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the Year 1914, of a paper by French mathematician and founder of the field of nomography Philbert Maurice d'Ocagne (1862-1938) marking the tercentenary of John Napier's invention of logarithms.
£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 24009