A history of geometrical methods by Coolidge, Julian Lowell

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Other titlesGeometrical methods.
Statementby Julian Lowell Coolidge.
LC ClassificationsQA21 .C65 1963
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 451, p.
Number of Pages451
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5874918M
LC Control Number63003529

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