3 edition of The mathematics of great amateurs. found in the catalog.
The mathematics of great amateurs.
Coolidge, Julian Lowell
|LC Classifications||QA28 .C6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 211 p.|
|Number of Pages||211|
|LC Control Number||49011142|
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book on the shelf of every working historian of mathematics. It remains a delightful `read' for the general mathematician with even a Cited by: This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.
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