"My copy of "Men of Mathematics was given to me as a school prize in 1937 and has been one of my treasured possessions for 79 years": First Edition of E.T. Bell's Men of Mathematics; Lengthily signed by Physicist Freeman Dyson
New York : Simon and Schuster, 1937.
First edition of this classic work and the “first text in the philosophy of mathematics” (The New York Times). Octavo, original cloth, black topstain. Signed by Freeman Dyson on the front free endpaper as follows, “My copy of “Men of Mathematics” was given to me as a school prize in 1937 and has been one of my treasured possessions for 79 years. Freeman Dyson 2016.” Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some wear and closed tears. A unique example of this title that has had a profound effect in shaping mathematicians of the twentieth century, including Dyson.
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