THE FRENCH MATHEMATICIAN.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Walker, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A fictional memoir of Evariste Galois, the mathematical genius who lived in France during the turbulent years after the final exile of Napoleon and whose true brilliance and legacy to mathematics - especially his innovations known as Group Theory - were only realized after his untimely death in 1832 - from a duel, at only 21. The first book by this Australian writer to be published in the United States. Includes a brief list of selected references. 426 pp. ISBN: 0-802713459.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.