3 edition of **The mathematics of great amateurs.** found in the catalog.

The mathematics of great amateurs.

Coolidge, Julian Lowell

- 166 Want to read
- 11 Currently reading

Published
**1949** by Clarendon Press in Oxford .

Written in English

- Mathematicians.,
- Mathematics -- History.

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA28 .C6 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | viii, 211 p. |

Number of Pages | 211 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL6050715M |

LC Control Number | 49011142 |

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