An Essay on Probabilities, And on their Application to Life Contingencies and Insurance Offices.

  • de Morgan, Augustus
  • London: Printed for Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans 1838


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FIRST EDITION, 12mo, pp. [iii]-xviii, 306, xl + engraved title-page. Half-title discarded. Later half calf, brown textured cloth boards, spine divided by raised bands and lettered direct in gilt, marbled edges. A little spotting, small wormtrail to engraved title-page, front flyleaf pasted down. Rubbed, boards a little marked, front hinge starting. Armorial gilt stamp of the Balfour family to foot of spine.


An early probability work by mathematician and logician Augustus de Morgan (1806-1871), issued as part of Dionysius Lardner's 'Cabinet Cyclopaedia' series of educational works.

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