Verlag von Veit & Comp. 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #191510
550 pages. A dense study of the Fredholm determinant, a complex function to generalize the determinant of a matrix. The work is perhaps most notable for introducing modern matrix notation (also credited to Cuthbert Cullis in 1913). See Cajoni, History of Mathematical Notations, vol. II, p. 103. First edition (first printing). In a contemporary half-leather and pebbled cloth binding with raised bands and gilt title lettering. The binding is signed Arthur S. Colley on the verso of the marbled front endpaper. Minor wear to the corners, but an attractive copy.