References for John Pell

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  1. P J Wallis, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
  2. Biography by Christoph J Scriba, in Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004).


  1. J Aubrey, John Pell, Brief lives II (Oxford, 1898), 121-131.
  2. J Bernhardt, Une lattre-programme pour 'l'avancement des mathématiques' au XVIIe siècle : L' 'Idée générale des mathématiques' de John Pell, Rev. Histoire Sci. Appl. 24 (4) (1971), 309-316.
  3. T Birch, The History of the Royal Society of London 4 (London, 1757), 444-447.
  4. H Kangro, Die Unabhängigkeit eines Beweises : John Pells Beziehungen zu Joachim Jungius und Johann Adolph Tassius (aus unveröffentlichten Mss.), Janus 56 (1969), 203-209.
  5. N Malcolm, The publications of John Pell FRS (1611-1685) : some new light and some old confusions, Notes and
  6. Records of the Royal Society of London 54 (2000), 275-292.
  7. C J Scriba, John Pell's English Edition of J H Rahn's Teutsche Algebra, in R S Cohen, J J Stachel, and M W Wartofsky (eds.), For Dirk Struik : scientific, historical, and
  8. political essays in honor of Dirk J Struik (Dordrecht, 1974), 261-274.
  9. J A van Maanen, The refutation of Longomontanus' quadrature by John Pell, Ann. of Sci. 43 (4) (1986), 315-352.
  10. P J Wallis, An early mathematical manifesto - John Pell's 'Idea of Mathematics', Durham Research Review 18 (1967), 139-148.

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