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"Concise Algebra easily described, which brings forth the great wonders of arithmetic" "[R]omance is a reaction from the algebra" -- Booth Tarkington Algebrae compendiosa facilisqve descriptio, qua depromuntur magna Arithmetices miracula Johann Scheubel (1494-1570) Parisiis: Apud Gulielmum Cauellat, 1551 First edition DR507 V54 1530Johann Scheubel was born in Kirchheim unter Teck,...

“I knew it! I knew it! ” “Are we allowed to speak yet?” said Ron grumpily. Hermione ignored him. “Nicolas Flamel,” she whispered dramatically, “is the only known maker of the Philosopher’s Stone!” This didn’t have quite the effect she’d expected. “The what?” said Harry and Ron. “Oh, honestly, don’t...