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Published by J. Wiley & Sons in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Geometry.

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Edition Notes

StatementBy George Bruce Halsted.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA453 .H19
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 366 p.
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6919427M
LC Control Number02020693
OCLC/WorldCa4918423

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