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Il glorioso trionfo della quadratura del circolo and other printed items, all on the subject of squaring the circle

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Vet. F6 e.173

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The volume contains several manuscript notes, and also correspondence of Francesco Cavalli, 1830-1831, bound as items 19, 20 and 32 within the volume.
  1. (item 19) letter from Francesco Cavalli to the Istituto delle Scienze ed Arti in Milan, Dec. 1830, thanking the Institute for their consideration of his solution to squaring the circle and expressing his looking forward to be seen as the one to have solved the problem officially
  2. (item 20) several notes, each dated differently (17 Aug. 1830, 24 Dec. 1830, 3 Jan. 1831, 12 Mar. 1831), regarding the competition for solving the problem of circle squaring, and given document no. 5493; one such note signed by Carlini, Secretary of the Istituto delle Scienze ed Arti in Milan
  3. (item 32) letter from Francesco Cavalli to the Istituto delle Scienze ed Arti in Milan, Jan. 1831, in which he informs the Institute that he will follow the requirements set out in the previous communication numbered 5493, and stressing that the prize is not his primary concern; on verso, Carlini's reply explaining that the Institute will not pass any judgment until it sees Cavallis's full documentation in support of his claim, Feb. 1838; this response is numbered 5502.

Dates

  • 19th-century

Extent

3.0 Leaves

Language of Materials

Italian

Conditions Governing Access

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Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Vet. F6 e.173, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

Vet. F6 e.173

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13969

Overview

Il glorioso trionfo della quadratura del circolo and other printed items, all on the subject of squaring the circle

Biographical / Historical

Cavalli | Francesco | fl 1830-1835

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Susanne Schulz-Falster Rare Books, London, 2006 with money from the Roy V. Sowers Fund.
Title
Il glorioso trionfo della quadratura del circolo and other printed items, all on the subject of squaring the circle
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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