hist-games: Cardano Translation

David Parish-Whittaker davidparishwhittaker at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 6 09:33:42 PST 2003


Thanks-  found a copy for $32.50 at www.abebooks.com






>From: "David Levy" <david.levy at sbcglobal.net>
>Reply-To: <david.levy at sbcglobal.net>
>To: "David Parish-Whittaker" <davidparishwhittaker at hotmail.com>,   
><hist-games at www.pbm.com>
>Subject: RE: hist-games: Cardano Translation
>Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2003 19:48:12 -0800
>
>The follow is a translation that tends to be hard to find:
>
>Cardano, Gerolamo. The Book on Games of Chance “Liber de Ludo Aleae”
>Translated by Sydney Henry Gould. Forward by Samuel S. Wilks. New York:
>Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 1953 and 1961. v+57pp.
>
>It also appears in:
>
>Ore, Oystein. Cardano, The Gambling Scholar. With a translation from the
>Latin of Cardano’s Book on Games of Chance, by Sydney Henry Gould.
>Princeton: Princeton University Press. 1953. xiv+249pp. Reprinted later by
>Dover.
>
>A number of copies of the Ore book are offered on the Advanced Book 
>Exchange
>at www.abebooks.com.
>
>David Levy


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