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1 Boole, Mary Everest PHILOSOPHY AND FUN OF ALGEBRA
London The C. W. Daniel Company 1909 Hardcover Near Fine 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding, square cornered corners in green cloth covers with a mistletoe design and title in light green. The title on the spine is faded, but not on the cover. There are a few spots on the rear lower corner. There is a very slight hint of fading on the spine. The end papers are clean and without writing or marks, but with a shadow of offset foxing from some paper, possibly a newspaper clipping - no longer there. The book has an acetate cover that is removable. Mary was the neice of Thomas Everest for whom Mt. Everest was named. She married George Boole, mathematician, and tutor to Mary. She was also an academician , self taught in mathematics at the start, as women were not accepted in some science training schools. ; 12mo; 90 pages 
Price: 95.00 USD
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2 Boole, Mary Everest SOME MASTER KEYS OF THE SCIENCE OF NOTATION
London C W Daniel 1911 Hardcover Very Good+ 
This is a tight hardback book with a green cloth pictorial cover. The covers are clean and show some corner wear and slight fading at the spine. The end papers and pages are clean and in very good condition. The author tells how everyone can become a decipherer of notations and symbols. Mary Everest was born in 1832, taught herself mathematics since science was off limits to women in England, though she was able to follow an academic life. She married her tutor, George Boole. Mt. Everest was named after her uncle, Thomas Everest. ; 8vo 
Price: 55.00 USD
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