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John Herschel, Solution of the Chinese theorem. English, no date


Sir John Frederick William Herschel, Fellow of St John’s College (1792-1871): ‘Proof of the Chinese theorem that (2n-2)/n is an integer whenever n is a prime, not otherwise’, no date.

Supplementary information 

200x130mm., mounted on a board measuring 300x225mm. Presented by Herschel’s daughter, Lady Wade, according to an inscription on the mount.

Autograph. Paper mounted on card with a printed inscription.

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