From the reviews: "The present English edition is not a mere translation of the German original. Many new problems have been added. (Jahresb. DMV) "There are some excellent books which are indispensable to the instruction of indeed good mathematicians and this volume is, without any doubt, one of them. The broad horizon of the book, its clear style and logical construction are some of the qualities which assure

From the reviews: "The work is one of the real classics of this century; it has had much influence on teaching, on research in several branches of hard analysis, particularly complex function theory, and it has been an essential indispensable source book for those seriously interested in mathematical problems. These volumes contain many extraordinary problems and sequences of problems, mostly from some time past, well worth attention today and tomorrow. Written in the early twenties by two young mathematicians of outstanding talent, taste, breadth, perception, perseverence, and pedagogical skill, this work broke new ground in the teaching of mathematics and how to do mathematical research." -Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society