## The mathematical analysis of logic, being an essay towards a calculus of deductive reasoning.

Cambridge: Macmillan, Barclay & Macmillan, 1847. First edition, very rare in commerce, of Boole’s first book, the birth of modern symbolic logic and the first presentation of ‘Boolean algebra’ – this is the copy of the great economist John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946). “Boole’s work also contains what Bertrand Russell called..... More

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