I don’t believe it. Oliver is back!
Grüße nach Bayern!
I love the web
Last night I finally had time to check out the Cornell University Library Math Book Collection that Craig found for me. They have lots of interesting books, and just for fun I looked for that book that I had trouble finding a week or two ago. And they have it! They really have it! Now, if I want to look something up, I don’t have to go to the library, I can just look it up on the net!
Of course, all the pages are pictures, not real text, so I can’t search them, but I wrote down the page numbers along with the equations. I don’t even know why I did this, but it sure is useful now!
If you want to see proof that the book is really the one, look at these pages from Felix Klein’s “Vorlesungen über die Theorie der elliptischen Modulfunktionen” and compare it to the pages you can see on this photo.
By the way, they also have an English translation of the other book on the photo, Lectures on the Ikosahedron, and virtually any other book by Felix Klein.
Thanks again for pointing out this great source to me, Craig! I guess I’ll have to mention you in the credits section of my thesis…