Good rigorous books on QM

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Upon searching in this forum, i have found discussions about the standard undergraduate textbooks on QM not being so good in teaching you the foundations properly. A good example is the difference between Hermitian and self-adjoint operators. Some people are saying that we should study QM from a more mathematically rigorous(from the point of view of functional analysis) textbook.
So, do you have any suggestion?
I found Ballentine's book very good.
Thanks!
 

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I don't recommend taking the functional analysis approach to learn quantum mechanics, but, if this is what you want to try, then Brian Hall's book is very good,

https://www.amazon.com/dp/146147115X/?tag=pfamazon01-20&tag=pfamazon01-20
Hello! But from other posts i thought that your opinion on the matter is that it is good to also see things from the functional analysis perspective. I think you had commented that the popular and standard textbooks on QM are not so good.
 
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Anton Capri - Nonrelativistic Quantum Mechanics and Galindo & Pascual - Quantum Mechanics are my favorite (i.e. mathematically sound) textbooks.
 
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