Jim Propp asked ... > > What would be the best way to get a photograph of the page of Bachet's > edition of Diophantus' Arithmetica that contains Problem 8 of Book II? > I don't recall seeing this in any of the books on Fermat's Last Theorem > that I've read. > > Does anyone even know of any libraries that have a copy of Bachet? >
If I'm not mistaken, the Library of Congress in Washington, DC has a copy of Bachet's text. It seems like I saw it in their Rare Book Room a couple of summers ago.
Herb Kasube Department of Mathematics Bradley University Peoria, IL 61625 firstname.lastname@example.org